NJ4448 : Friable Rock

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Little Pitlurg, Moray, Great Britain

Friable Rock
Friable Rock
One of the challenges in Cairdshill Quarry is coping with sections of the rock which are extremely friable and simply crumble into flakes and dust which clogs the machinery. The shattered fragment in the middle is an example of this, lying amongst pieces of the solid sandstone.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 February, 2009
Category
Geological feature   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 4422 4804 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:31.1446N 2:55.9722W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 4422 4804
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