Re: NANFA-L-- Precipitate
Wed, 25 Jan 2006 09:58:40 EST

In a message dated 1/25/06 9:44:37 AM, writes:

<< looks like as
it mixes with water, that is to say, there's a swirliness to it >>

Any material dissolving in a liquid will show those differences in refractive
index. It is called "schlieren" by chemists and others.

Lee Harper
Media, PA
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