Photomicrograph Database

Artifact ID DK 0256/0400
Negative Number NS251
Magnification 100x
Etchant Marshall's and 2% nital
Photo Date 7/25/2000




Metallographic Description

Pure ferrite, full of inclusions and corrosion dirt. The inclusions/slag are oriented along the perimeter of the artifact. The grains are rather large; some subgrains are visible. Pigott and Marder (1984) report seeing a small amount of pearlite.

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