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Insect Fragment Through the Microscope

Insect Fragment

These are the guanamine spherulites found on an insect fragment. This suggests that it is a fragment of an insect that was crushed while alive. These particles would have a Maltese Cross if linear polarized light was used.

Transmitted Crossed Circular Polarized Light


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