Granite Cupola - Porthmeor Cove (S11)

A small granite intrusion into the country rocks ( Mylor Slates and Greenstone ).
A round area of granite (cupola) with thin granite veins - where the molten granite forced its way along cracks in the bedrock is surrounded by the darker Country rocks.

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Location - Porthmeor Cove is to the east of Pendeen and close to Gurnards Head - Gallery / Section 11
Ref:
4512
Date:
2017-01-28 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4246 3740
Photographer:

Granite Cupola - Porthmeor Cove (S11)

A small granite intrusion into the country rocks ( Mylor Slates and Greenstone ).
A round area of granite (cupola) with thin granite veins - where the molten granite forced its way along cracks in the bedrock is surrounded by the darker Country rocks.

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Location - Porthmeor Cove is to the east of Pendeen and close to Gurnards Head - Gallery / Section 11
Ref:
4512
Date:
2017-01-28 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 4246 3740
Photographer: