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Hornblende crystals, polarized light micrograph

By , 02/22/2017 @ 9:29 am= | Full size is 576 × 523 pixels

  • Date Taken: 02-Feb-2017 18:34:45
  • Copyright: Ted-Kinsman
  • Credit: Ted-Kinsman
  • Title: Hornblende crystals, polarized light micrograph
  • Caption: Hornblende crystals, polarized light micrograph. This mineral contains calcium, sodium, magnesium, iron and aluminum in a silicate matrix. It is a member of the amphibole group of minerals, and it is found in igneous and metamorphic rocks. The area here is less than half a centimeter wide.
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Focal Length: 0mm
  • Aperture: f/0
  • ISO: 100

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