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Fig. 5 | Progress in Earth and Planetary Science

Fig. 5

From: Drastic effect of shearing on graphite microtexture: attention and application to Earth science

Fig. 5

Change of the graphite crystallinity by chemo-mechanical polishing using colloidal silica. Chemo-mechanical polishing was operated using VibroMet™ 2 Vibratory Polisher. The photographs on the left show the reflection microscopic images of the graphite before and 30 h after the chemo-mechanical polishing. The graph on the right shows the changes of graphite crystallinity (=R2) with time. The data in the flat part are indicated by solid lines, and the data of grooved band are indicated by dotted lines

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