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Mouton Lamb Wool


This is a photograph of the prepared "Mouton Lamb" slide from the Cargille Hair Standard set. The plane of focus in the center of the hair.

Transmitted Crossed Linear Polarized Light


Significance in the Environment:

Characteristic Features:

Wool has a refractive index along its length of about 1.56 and perpendicular to its length of about 1.55. It has a birefringence of about 0.01 and a positive sign of elongation.

Associated Particles: