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Aqueous Crystal Growth ADRS Rock Crust Thin Section

Detailed Description

A rock crust thin section obtained from the Amarigosa Desert Research Site (ADRS) Grid Area (impregnated with a blue epoxy). The photomicrograph is obtained with a crossed polarized light illumination. Crust exhibits porosity (shown as a blue color in the interior of the section) and a complex layered mineral structure. Scale marker is at the lower right hand corner of the photomicrograph.


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