Connectivity maps of some small
optimized tetrahedral water clusters .
Compare with the icosahedral (512) water cluster connectivity map.
Larger clusters based on for example, tetrakaidecahedral
and hexakaidecahedral (51264) cavities are also possible.
Full water clustering for the smaller optimized
stuctures are shown below. each molecule in the small cluster
forms a vertex of a (H2O)14 water
tetrahedron. Only the oxygen atoms are shown (Jmol
interactive structures). Compare with the icosahedral
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This page was last updated
by Martin Chaplin on
10 April, 2012