Tufa - Porth Kidney Sands ( S10 )

The Shelly Sand Dunes above the Lelant Cliffs at Porth Kidney Sands allow Calcium Carbonate rich water to flow over the cliffs .
A long section of cliff shows Tufa deposits.
Tufa is a soft porous Calcium Carbonate (Usually Calcite) that precipitates out by evaporation .
Flowstone (a crystalline form of Calcium Carbonate ) is in a cave and adit.
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A FP off the Coast Path (nr. Lelant Church) leads , under the railway line , to Porth Kidney Sands.
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Porth Kidney Sands is near Lelant - on the west side of Hayle Estuary in Section 10
Ref:
5457
Date:
2017-12-17 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 54833 38139
Photographer:

Tufa - Porth Kidney Sands ( S10 )

The Shelly Sand Dunes above the Lelant Cliffs at Porth Kidney Sands allow Calcium Carbonate rich water to flow over the cliffs .
A long section of cliff shows Tufa deposits.
Tufa is a soft porous Calcium Carbonate (Usually Calcite) that precipitates out by evaporation .
Flowstone (a crystalline form of Calcium Carbonate ) is in a cave and adit.
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A FP off the Coast Path (nr. Lelant Church) leads , under the railway line , to Porth Kidney Sands.
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Porth Kidney Sands is near Lelant - on the west side of Hayle Estuary in Section 10
Ref:
5457
Date:
2017-12-17 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 54833 38139
Photographer: