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6 Dec 2021 11:59:45 EST (-0500)
  Re: Fluorapophyllite-(K)  
From: Mr
Date: 24 Oct 2021 10:00:00
Message: <web.617565f04f1e127b9108c0163f378f2@news.povray.org>
Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
> Continuing Sam's investigations on crystal shapes and materials, and
> using KrystalShaper as the primary crystal builder.
>
> This is a crystal of apophyllite. The coloured variety is
> Fluorapophyllite-(K).
>
> I based the material on the one given by Sam in the "Alum" post in
> September last, including Alain's comments. I then added surface normals
> from the crystal experiments by Jaime Vives Piqueres, as also a more
> 'cloudy' aspect using a bit of scattering media, and a density block.
> Finally, I added photons. Possibly, the hue should be a tiny bit more
> bluish-green...
>
> The environment makes use of a hdri map and a spotlight. The render
> makes use of a, non-optimal, stochastic setting, which explains the
> grainy aspect. However, I am still experimenting.
>
> --
> Thomas

This looks so promissing! Thanks for sharing!


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