Dark Diamonds and further kitchen mining

Author(s): EJTech

MATERIALS:

materials

Bare Conductive, boiling water, borax or alum, pipe cleaner, fishing line, wooden stick.

Step 1.  Boil 200mg water and add 100g of borax or alum.

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 Stir till solution is super saturated or when you see powder no longer dissolve in water.
Step 2.  Add Electric paint, 1 – 2 teaspoons and stir.
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Crystals form bigger when it cools down slower.
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Step 3.  Roll the pipe cleaner into desired shape
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Step 4.  Tie fishing line to pipe cleaner and hang from a pen or wooden stick. Dip it into the solution. Cover with saran wrap. Wait 12 hours.
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Step 5.  After 2-3 hours, take out the crystal, reheat the solution and add more borax (3 to 4 tablespoon.)
Step 6.  After cooling down, put back the crystal.
Wait another 12 hours and take the crystal out.
Results :
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Variations:
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Light Reactive : 
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Heat Sensitive :
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EJTech

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