SEM image showing one example of the size and occurrence of iron oxide

SEM image showing one example of the size and occurrence of iron oxide minerals in dust

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Figure 4. SEM image showing one example of the size and occurrence of iron oxide minerals in dust. This image shows a quartz grain coated with illitic and smectitic clays that was deposited at SASP during the D6 event in WY13 (4/8/2013). Bright spots are nanometer-sized iron oxide and titanium oxide domains. This type of mineral particle is common in dust deposited to SASP.

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Image Dimensions: 443 x 412

Location Taken: US