NJ6066 : Anthophyllite

taken 3 years ago, near to Portsoy, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Anthophyllite
Anthophyllite
These fibrous-looking crystals are anthophyllite. This is a mineral related to asbestos, formed by metamorphism of magnesium-rich rocks, especially ultrabasic igneous rocks and impure dolomitic shales. 1p coin for scale.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 6011 6676 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:41.3338N 2:40.2426W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 6011 6676
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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