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Mother of pearl tells a tale of ocean temperature, depth

Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:57 am

Mother of pearl tells a tale of ocean temperature, depth
17 February 2012, 7:54 am

Produced by a multitude of mollusk species, nacre is widely used in jewelry and art. It is inlaid into musical instruments, furniture and decorative boxes. Fashioned into buttons, beads and a host of functional objects from pens to flatware, mother of pearl lends a lustrous iridescence to everyday objects.

Source: ScienceDaily: Marine Biology News
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