Hornblende Schist - Polurrian Cove (S17)

The Lizard Boundary Fault is exposed in the low cliff at the back of the beach.
This fault zone runs across the Lizard Peninsula from Polurrian on the south-west to Porthallow on the north-east.
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Top Pic-
To the south of the fault - Hornblende Schists (once basaltic lavas on the sea floor which have been metamorphosed) .
Further to the south at Mullion Cove Serpentinite appears .
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Bottom Pic -
Looking past the Hornblende Schists to the north side of the bay and Devonian Slates (metamorphosed mudstone).
Some rocks of the Lizard Boundary Fault Breccia can be seen running across the beach.
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Polurrian Cove is to the North of Mullion Cove in Section 17
Ref:
4765s.8
Date:
2017-04-28 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 6686 1857
Photographer:

Hornblende Schist - Polurrian Cove (S17)

The Lizard Boundary Fault is exposed in the low cliff at the back of the beach.
This fault zone runs across the Lizard Peninsula from Polurrian on the south-west to Porthallow on the north-east.
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Top Pic-
To the south of the fault - Hornblende Schists (once basaltic lavas on the sea floor which have been metamorphosed) .
Further to the south at Mullion Cove Serpentinite appears .
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Bottom Pic -
Looking past the Hornblende Schists to the north side of the bay and Devonian Slates (metamorphosed mudstone).
Some rocks of the Lizard Boundary Fault Breccia can be seen running across the beach.
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Polurrian Cove is to the North of Mullion Cove in Section 17
Ref:
4765s.8
Date:
2017-04-28 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 6686 1857
Photographer: