Figure 8-8. Botryoids of secondary aragonite (S) in pores (white "P"s) between layers of primary aragonite (red "P"s). Another image in this atlas shows the same field of view in plane-polarized light, and its caption provides more details.
     Photomicrograph was taken in cross-polarized light; field of view is 0.9 mm wide. Drotsky's Cave, Botswana; Stalagmite BDS3; thin section B01; sample collected by Drs. George A. Brook and John Cooke.
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