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Contact: Mary Beckman
DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Calcite Crystals Forming

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Caption: Diamond-shaped crystals of calcite form directly from solution. A round particle that could be either amorphous calcium carbonate or vaterite forms nearby.

Credit: Nielsen et al. 2014/Science

Usage Restrictions: Credit Nielsen et al. 2014/Science

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