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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Solid phases of ice

From: David Allouche
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Solid phases of ice
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 2004 18:07:06 +0200
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On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 10:04:03AM -0400, James Blackwell wrote:
> Even more pointless, allow me to nit's nits: 
> As the pressure on H2O is increased, its more resiliant to solidifying,
> not less. If you're looking for "room temp" solid water by modifying
> pressure, you need to *lower* the pressure. 

That's inaccurate.

Under high pressures, the ice phase-shifts into denser crystalline
structures. Only ice I (the usual one) and ice XI are less dense than
liquid water.

Take that!
                                                            -- ddaa

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