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Photographs of the Elements

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Sulfur Crystals

Photograph of crystals of elemental sulfur, with a penny included to indicate the size of the sample.

U.S. Geological Survey
Bismuth is a crystalline white metal, with a pink tinge.

Bismuth is a crystalline white metal, with a pink tinge. The iridescent color of this bismuth crystal is the result of a thin oxide layer on its surface.

Dschwen, wikipedia.org
Copper is a reddish metal.

This is copper just above its melting point. The orange part is still incandescent from heat, but the photo clearly shows the metal's characteristic pink color.

Skatebiker, wikipedia.org

This is a collection of photographs of the elements. In some cases, element ore photos have also been included.

 

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