Ice crystal shape and temperature at formation

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Ice crystal shape and temperature
at formation
temperature (degrees Celsius) form
0 to –3 thin hexagonal plates
–3 to –5 needles
–5 to –8 hollow, prismatic columns
–8 to –12 hexagonal plates
–12 to –16 dendritic crystals
–16 to –25 hexagonal plates
–25 to –50 hollow prisms
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