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Smectite, trioctahedral

 

Anthony Priestas, Boston University

Well-developed (>=13 microns thick) authigenic smectite coating quartz and other detrital minerals. Eocene marine sediments, 773 metres below sea floor, CRP drillcore-3, Victoria Land Basin, Antarctica

From: CRP drillcore-3, Victoria Land Basin, Antarctica
Dimensions: Field view wide approximately 250 Ám

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