Mollusc shell, SEM

Mollusc shell, SEM

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Caption: Mollusc shell. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a section through a mollusc shell showing the overlapping layers of calcium carbonate crystals. This structure gives the exoskeleton its strength. Magnification: x280 when printed at 10 centimetres tall.

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