July 31, 2016
Here’s the last of the Leptothrix discophora photos for a while.
This entry was posted on July 31, 2016 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under Leptothrix discophora, Stones and Rocks and was tagged with Leptothrix discophora, nature, Northern Ohio, photography, Schoepfle Garden, Vermilion River.
your fascination w this phenomenon reminds me of my own enchantment w mother of pearl. they’re similar in appearance.
July 31, 2016 at 9:18 AM
Yes, both are iridescent. Color interference plays a role in creating the colors. Have you seen this website: http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/15B.html? I think I’ve been fascinated by iridescence since I was a child. And my high-school physics project—many many years ago—is what introduced me to interference colors.
July 31, 2016 at 11:22 AM
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