NM4099 : Picrite Dyke

taken 7 years ago, near to Kinloch, Highland, Great Britain

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Picrite Dyke
Picrite Dyke
Picrite is a coarse-grained igneous rock with a high proportion of olivine and a high level of magnesium, but very little quartz. It is very dense and quite a small piece feels very heavy. Note the expanse of mud flats now that the tide is out.
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Date Taken
Monday, 23 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 28 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 4046 9928 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:0.6868N 6:16.6107W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 4044 9926
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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