NT0576 : Spent Shale

taken 4 years ago, near to Philpstoun, West Lothian, Great Britain

Spent Shale
Spent Shale
After heating to extract the oil, the shale is the characteristic red colour seen in all the bings. Weathering sometimes removes the colour, turning the shale fragments back to someone more like a natural shale colour.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 0546 7678 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.4801N 3:30.9872W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 0546 7678
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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