Crystallographic analysis of the coccolith ofCoccolithus huxleyi

@article{Watabe2005CrystallographicAO,
  title={Crystallographic analysis of the coccolith ofCoccolithus huxleyi},
  author={N. Watabe},
  journal={Calcified Tissue Research},
  year={2005},
  volume={1},
  pages={114-121}
}
  • N. Watabe
  • Published 2005
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Calcified Tissue Research
Electron microscope observations show that the coccolith ofCoccolithus huxleyi is composed of radially arranged units, each consisting of an upper and lower element and a central wall. From the results of electron diffraction analysis the whole unit is considered to be a single crystal of calcite having the form of a hollow crystal. The c-axis is oriented parallel to the direction of elongation of the element. The top and bottom sufaces of the lower element, and the bottom surface of the upper… Expand
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