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Record 1 2017-04-27


Subject field(s)
  • Scientific Measurements and Analyses
  • Geological Research and Exploration
  • Mineralogy

A small magnifying glass for use in the field or in other preliminary investigations of a mineral, fossil, or rock.


  • Mesures et analyse (Sciences)
  • Recherches et prospections géologiques
  • Minéralogie

La loupe simple est une lentille sphérique convergente donnant d'un petit objet une image virtuelle vue sous un angle (ou diamètre) apparent supérieur à celui sous lequel il est vu à l'œil nu.


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