NS0068 : Quartz vein

taken 1 year ago, near to Glecknabae, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Quartz vein
Quartz vein
The Dalradian schist which comprises rock outcrops in northern Bute has been subjected to heating and deformation on at least two occasions. Here, deformation and fracturing of the rocks has resulted in the segregation of a thick vein of quartz which is very mobile in solution under metamorphic conditions.
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NS0068, 29 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 May, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Geological Feature 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 0065 6815 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:51.9107N 5:11.2420W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 0065 6815
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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