Outer layer of Haleotis laevigata. In the circles are views of the fine structure of nacre, shown in increasing scale from left to right. Red: image from a scanning electron microscope. Yellow: image from a transmission electron microscope (TEM). Orange: the highest resolution TEM image.
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