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The Lawyer’s Guide to the Forensic Sciences$115.00 – $184.00Edited by Caitlin Pakosh
The dark area around the margins of a bullet hole that can be useful for identifying an entry site (as opposed to an exit site). Typically caused by lubricant, lead, dirt in the bore, and discharge residues. Can be further confirmed by chemical testing.