STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY STEVE GSCHMEISSNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Limescale. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of limescale from a domestic kettle. Limescale, which occurs when hard water is boiled, consists mainly of calcium carbonate crystals that have precipitated out of the water. Magnification: x1500 when printed at 10 centimetres wide.
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