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A Super Cluster of Thirteen Water Icosahedra

Thirteen complete but overlapping icosahedral water clusters form this super-icosahedral structure (showing the tessellation ability) containing 1820 water molecules (an outer shell of an additional 360 water molecules is also shown). Only the oxygen atoms are shown (185 KB).

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These animations use Jmol: an open-source Java viewer for chemical structures in 3D. Use the mouse for control.


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