The Moon is normally seen in subtle shades of grey or yellow, but small and measurable color differences have been greatly exaggerated to make this colorful moonscape by László Francsics.
The different colors are recognized to correspond to real differences in the chemical makeup of the lunar surface. Blue hues reveal titanium rich areas while orange and purple colors show regions relatively poor in titanium and iron.
Recrystallization of a compound.
The crude compound was contaminated with a little highly polar random compound what was removed by adding a little silica to the recrystallization (it was filtered out, as seen on the upper image).
After a standing on the shelf for a week these nice large crystals formed from the mother liquor.
More from crystallizations: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-grow-really-large-crystals-1/
The Poison Thrower from Orc Stain =- James Stokoe
Malice in Lalaland | Lew Xypher | 2010
"My basic theme is the image of the universe operation that has repeated the circulating generation (life) and dismantlement (death)."
Winter landscape, Stepan Fyodorovich Kolesnikov, 1915