The solid form of water. Ice is less dense than water and thus the same volume of liquid will fill a greater space when it solidifies. Dissolved salts can significantly decrease the temperature for freezing/melting ice.
|Refractive Index||1.3049, 1.3062|
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, Robert Weast (ed.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, v. 61, 1980 Comment: density=0.917; ref. index = 1.3049, 1.3062 (A)