Ice V

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Ice V (pronounced "ice five") is a monoclinic crystalline phase of water, formed by cooling water to 253 K at 500 MPa. It has a complicated structure. It has a ring of 4,5,6,8 molecule ring.[1] Its proton ordered form is Ice XIII and It has 28 molecule cell.[2] Ganymede's interior probably includes a liquid water ocean with tens to hundreds of kilometers of Ice V at its base[3]


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  2. ^ Structure of ice. V B. Kamb, A. Prakash and C. Knobler
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