Dinosaur Bone in Yellow
by Bernardo Cesare, Department of Geosciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Polarized light photomicrograph of a thin section of dinosaur bone collected in Utah, USA.
The image shows a highly porous structure, with pores filled with late chalcedony and a thin rim of carbonate, and the fossil remnants of the bone tissue. Black dots denote the original position of bone cells.
Width of view: 2,7 mm.
Bernardo Cesare (distributed via imaggeo.egu.eu)