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Synthetic quartz crystals. Synthetic quartz is produced by hydrothermal synthesis, the crystallisation of substances from high-temperature aqueous solutions at high vapour pressures. It is used in the electronics industry. Photographed at the Kristall crystal production facility in Yuzhnouralsk, Chelyabinsk region, Russia.
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