Collecting water sample for analysis of mineral particles (colloids)

Mineral particles (colloids)

Detailed Description

A USGS scientist collects a water sample for analysis of mineral particles known as colloids. Toxic metals (such as copper in excess) bind to the particles, which are then ingested by aquatic animals.

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Image Dimensions: 2304 x 3072

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Location Taken: US

Credits

U.S. Geological Survey