Agglomerated Soot from an Industrial Fire
This is a piece of agglomerated soot from an large plumbing warehouse fire. The glass fiber in this image (diagonal
from lower left to upper right center) in glass fiber blanket insulation with a pink phenolic resin with low mineral filler content (Johns Manville
pink). The particle in the upper right of the image is ash with some char from a highly mineral filled polymer. This was from an environmental
tapelift collected in a home a few hundred meters (a little over 200 yards) away from the fire.
Transmitted Crossed Circular Polarized Light and Reflected Darkfield Illumination
Significance in the Environment: