QX3 Digital Image Gallery
Miscellaneous Dinosaur Fossils
The photomicrographs below are reflected light darkfield images of several thin sections made from a miscellaneous dinosaur fossils in our collection.
Cretaceous Period Dinosaur Fossil at 60x Magnification
Duck-billed (Hadrosaur) Dinosaur Fossil at 60x Magnification
Apatosaurus Dinosaur Fossil at 60x Magnification
Darkfield illumination digital images were captured using an Intel Play QX3 computer microscope modified for reflected light darkfield illumination. Oblique light was applied to the specimens using light pipes from a Dolan-Jenner Model 180 fiber optics illuminator containing a 150 watt projection lamp. The mixing chamber and diffusion screen were removed from the stage and a large piece of dark construction paper placed beneath the stage to avoid images of the paper being superimposed over the photomicrographs.
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