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Aomi Alum Crystals as Broken Pyramids by AomiArmster Aomi Alum Crystals as Broken Pyramids by AomiArmster
These are alum crystals and not in ideal shape / form. Had the situation not tried to settle at the bottom- there would be a huge cluster of these in a honeycomb octahedra form / bunch of bipyramids . These were forming along but stopped, unable to finish their structure correctly. I simply didn't have the proper container at the time to let the crystal solution do its thing.  It really takes a one-shot for it to work right.  Most of the Aomi Alum Crystals are all in honeycomb octahedra clumpy clusters. good lord the whole process is annoying.
i might try a batch with borax sometime.

I used neon blue & green food dye  for obvious reasons. Cyan colours are what I enjoy, although I do want to make a set of black and white alum crystal sets too, and a series of red, pink, and purple ones to a nod at Aomi ( Aomi likes red/pink/purple colours).

crystals are weird bastards for sure.
so yeah, hot water, alum, food dye, lots of glass jars and angry spoons.

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