Basalt Dyke - Leggan Cove (S19)

One of the numerous black Basalt Dykes that cut through Dolerite and Gabbro near Leggan Point . Dykes are sheet-like igneous intrusions .When molten magma flows upward through near-vertical cracks (faults or joints) toward the surface and cools, dykes are formed.
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Location - Leggan Cove (adjacent to Godrevy Cove) is between Coverack and Porthoustock in Section / Gallery 19
Ref:
2945
Date:
2016-03-05 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 8070 2108
Photographer:

Basalt Dyke - Leggan Cove (S19)

One of the numerous black Basalt Dykes that cut through Dolerite and Gabbro near Leggan Point . Dykes are sheet-like igneous intrusions .When molten magma flows upward through near-vertical cracks (faults or joints) toward the surface and cools, dykes are formed.
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Location - Leggan Cove (adjacent to Godrevy Cove) is between Coverack and Porthoustock in Section / Gallery 19
Ref:
2945
Date:
2016-03-05 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 8070 2108
Photographer: