USGS geologist Carol Reiss examining hydrothermal vent sample

Carol Reiss examining hydrothermal vent sample using hand lens

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USGS geologist Carol Reiss examining hydrothermal vent sample using hand lens. Sulfide-silicate minerals precipitate from 330°C mineral laden water venting along volcanically active spreading ridges.

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Image Dimensions: 4000 x 6000

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Location Taken: Santa Cruz, CA, US