13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The Egg

Rounded olivine (completely altered by serpentine). the shape-lightning fractures are due to the increase in volume of olivine during the alteration in serpentine.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 10.2015
Photo Location: Milano, Italy
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Alessandro Da Mommio