Potassium sulfate forms a spiral structure when dissolved in solution

  title={Potassium sulfate forms a spiral structure when dissolved in solution},
  author={Sunil Thomas},
  journal={Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry B},
  • Sunil Thomas
  • Published 8 April 2017
  • Chemistry
  • Russian Journal of Physical Chemistry B
Studies on the formation of spiral structures are always of interest to researchers. When potassium sulfate is heated in water and subjected to swirling in a beaker, the crystals formed a multi-arm spiral structure when allowed to settle. The spiral structure was either clockwise or anti-clockwise depending on the rotation of the swirl. The spiral formation requires heat to maintain integrity of the structure. The multi-arm spiral structure of potassium sulfate was stable if left undisturbed at… 

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