Widmanstätten Pattern

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Fred the Cat
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Widmanstätten Pattern

Post by Fred the Cat » Thu Mar 17, 2016 5:06 pm

This amazing pattern is found in "octahedrite iron meterites and some pallasites" per Wikipedia. It's a beautiful structure from time long ago.

It might make for a fun APOD someday. :?:
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Re: Widmanstätten Pattern

Post by geckzilla » Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:04 pm

Given your question there, you may have meant to post this in the found images thread?
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Re: Widmanstätten Pattern

Post by Fred the Cat » Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:25 pm

geckzilla wrote:Given your question there, you may have meant to post this in the found images thread?
Thanks Geck. For some reason I thought that section was only for images that "found" their way on to your own pad. I didn't know a stray cat could nominate another cats 'fluff". 8-)
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Re: Widmanstätten Pattern

Post by geckzilla » Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:40 pm

Yep, you can, even if you don't know who the other cat is. Robert has sent us on wild hunts searching for original photographers at least once in the past.
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