SK1482 : Cave Dale Basalt

taken 11 years ago, near to Castleton, Derbyshire, Great Britain

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Cave Dale Basalt
Cave Dale Basalt
A small outcrop of poorly columnar basalt, roughly 20m thick. There are sections that are 'massive' and some that is amygdaloidal (the vesicles or air bubbles have been infilled with a mineral after cooling, like calcite). This distinguishes different lava flows.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 April, 2011
Category
Geological   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 148 821 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.1685N 1:46.7163W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 148 821
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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