NH3959 : Power line

taken 11 years ago, near to Garve, Highland, Great Britain

Power line
Power line
Old electricity cable being replaced. The copper on the surface has reacted to form the familiar green of verdigris. This is supposed to be Copper (II) ethanoate, I would like to know more about why this particular salt is formed by environmental exposure of copper (the first stage will be forming the black oxide).
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NH3959, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 24 July, 2006
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Hydroelectric works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 395 599 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:36.0287N 4:41.2480W
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