HU5070 : Augen Gneiss in Grutwick Quarry

near to Hamnavoe, Shetland Islands, Great Britain

Augen Gneiss in Grutwick Quarry
Augen Gneiss in Grutwick Quarry
This extraordinary rock is augen gneiss - 'Auge' is German for 'eye' and refers to the round white feldspars in the black rock.
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2004
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Saturday, 24 July, 2004   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 12 April, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! HU 50 70 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 60:24.9129N 1:5.0961W
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