Metamorphic Rocks - Botallack (S12)

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Boulders of Garnetiferous Skarn - on the side of a path west of the main coast path - north of Botallack
Light brown pod-like segregation of Garnet in foliated basic Skarn ( Metamorphic Calc - Silicate Rocks) .
Garnet tends to form closest to intrusions.
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To the north of Botallack Mine in a small walled Quarry , near a Trig Point , are Vertical Isoclinal Folds in Devonian Rocks (basic metasomatic hornfels)
Heat from the Granite Intrusion formed Hornfels from Slates and Siltstones.
Close to the Granite Intrusion this attractive Black and White Rock with bands of Tourmaline and Quartz was formed
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Botallack is between Pendeen and Cape Cornwall in Section / Gallery 12
Ref:
4486.7
Date:
2017-01-23 00:00:00.0
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Metamorphic Rocks - Botallack (S12)

Top Pic
Boulders of Garnetiferous Skarn - on the side of a path west of the main coast path - north of Botallack
Light brown pod-like segregation of Garnet in foliated basic Skarn ( Metamorphic Calc - Silicate Rocks) .
Garnet tends to form closest to intrusions.
SW 3644 3411
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Bottom Pic
To the north of Botallack Mine in a small walled Quarry , near a Trig Point , are Vertical Isoclinal Folds in Devonian Rocks (basic metasomatic hornfels)
Heat from the Granite Intrusion formed Hornfels from Slates and Siltstones.
Close to the Granite Intrusion this attractive Black and White Rock with bands of Tourmaline and Quartz was formed
SW 3630 3373
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Botallack is between Pendeen and Cape Cornwall in Section / Gallery 12
Ref:
4486.7
Date:
2017-01-23 00:00:00.0
Location:
Photographer: