This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Polarised LM of Sherotite meteorite

Polarised LM of Sherotite meteorite

R305/0043

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

IAN STEELE & IAN HUTCHEON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY IAN STEELE & IAN HUTCHEON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Polarised light micrograph of a Sherotite meteorite, believed to originate from Mars. Meteorites are thought to be broken fragments formed by collisions between asteroids, orbiting the Sun in a belt between Mars & Jupiter. The fragments resulting from the collisions are deflected into orbits that cross the path of the Earth. Meteorites vary in size from fine dust particles to bodies several miles in diameter that form large craters on impact with Earth, Moon or Mars. There are 3 main types of meteorite: stony, iron & stony-iron. Magnification: x4 at 35mm size.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}