SW6831 : Kaolin (China Clay)

taken 5 years ago, near to Trenear, Cornwall, Great Britain

Kaolin (China Clay)
Kaolin (China Clay)
The granite is seen here with a minor fracture This has allowed water to seep in and convert the feldspars to clay. This process has 'rotted' entire granites to form china clay.
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 14 October, 2012
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 6835 3149 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:8.2885N 5:14.5898W
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