Olympus BX53 Polarized Light Microscope for Characterization of Materials


Olympus BX53 Polarized Light Microscope

These crystals were recrystallized from a drop of water after being received from an unknown chemical waste container. The crystals were identified as copper sulfate. The photomicrographs were taken using plane polarized light and crossed polarized light at a magnification of 200X.

Copper Sulfate Plane Polarized
Copper Sulfate Plane Polarized - 200X
Copper Sulfate Crossed Polarized
Copper Sulfate Crossed Polarized - 200X