10 June 2015 Issue 38

Shot to pieces and shocked to the core

Lisa Mol reports on a microscopical investigation into bullet damage of our heritage

DOI: 10.22443/rms.inf.1.123

Bullet impacts are an often overlooked mechanism of stone decay. High speed impacts cause fracture networks that alter the stone matrix. Here we report on initial findings of a microscopical investigation into fracture networks and their responses to environmental change.



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Lisa Mol

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Mr Owen Green

Outreach & Education Committee Secretary

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