Galcite globules on Basalt

Galcite globules on Basalt

C022/8087 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 60.2MB

Downloadable file size: 5.1MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Calcite globules. Calcite is the most stable form of calcium carbonate (CaCO3), a mineral that occurs in many forms. Limestone, chalk and marble are entirely or nearly entirely formed by calcite. The small, globular crystals here seen are a rarity, formed by radial, micro-crystalline growth in a void inside basalt, a volcanic rock. Actual width is 90 mm.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: basalt, calcite globules, calcium, calcium carbonate, chalk, crystals, earth science, geological, geology, globule, globules, lava, limestone, macro, micro-crytalline, mineral, radial, rare, rock, void, volcanic

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.