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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1559

Ring of Fire 2006 Expedition. Cross section view of the base of one of the active chimneys recovered by Jason II at the 5 Towers vent field. The brass-colored mineral lining the central orifice of the chimney is the copper sulfide chalcopyrite.

Image ID: expl1559, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photo Date: 2006 May 1
Credit: Submarine ROF 2006, NOAA Vents Program

Category: Ocean exploration/

High Resolution Photo Available





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