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FIG. 11.
Details of the blue-green deposits. (A) Overview of reticulated filaments overlying Actinobacteria-like morphologies. (B) Closer view showing reticulated morphology from one of the clusters of filamentous forms in (A) (Melim et al., 2008). (C) EDX of blue-green deposit showing Si, O, Cu, Al. Traces of Ca and Mg are also present. (D) X-ray diffraction pattern of blue-green deposit compared to pattern for chrysocolla; pattern indicates the blue-green deposit is amorphous chrysocolla. Color images available online at
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