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Agglomerated Soot from an Industrial Fire View through a Microscope

Agglomerated Soot from a nearby Wooden Dock Fire

This is an agglomerated soot particle from a nearby dock fire involving primarily tar soaked rough lumber. This is from an environmental tapelift collected in a nearby office. This shows a colored printer toner particle (upper left) and an agglomerated soot particle (lower right). The agglomerated soot particle is attached to a starch particle from the office environment.

Transmitted Off Crossed Circular Polarized Light and Reflected Darkfield Illumination


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