Lightweight Mirror Blank

Object Name: 
Lightweight Mirror Blank

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Object Name: 
Lightweight Mirror Blank
Accession Number: 
99.8.42
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 49.5 cm, Th: 10.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc.
Web Description: 
The open "honeycomb" construction, typical of many fused-silica mirror blanks, saves up to 75 percent of the weight of a solid mirror blank.
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Source
1999
Corning Glass Center, Former Collection
Primary Description: 
Lightweight Mirror Blank. Colorless fused silica glass; cut, assembled "egg carton" construction. Concave, on one side.