The Air We Breath

Here is a picture of the actual air we breath; it was assembled by the Max-Planck-Institut für Chemie in Mainz/Germany
The air we breath
What we have are
  • Biological objects (pollen and such) in the first two rows and middle of the third row.
  • A silica particle (from the desert?); left third row; and an unknown particle right, third row.
  • Ash particles in the fourth row.
  • anorganic salt crystals (we think) in the fifth row .

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