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P number: P002751
Old photograph number: D01562
Caption: The Glencoe Boundary Fault, Stob Mhic Mhartuin, Lochaber.
Description: The Glencoe Boundary Fault, Stob Mhic Mhartuin, Lochaber. The fault separates the main Glencoe Fault Intrusion (top left) from bedded quartzites (bottom right). The Fault Intrusion, here a porphyritic microdiorite, is chilled against the fault zone which consists of brecciated quartzite in a streaky banded matrix of dark glassy material (pseudotachylite), well displayed below the hammer.
Date taken: 01/01/1970
Photographer: Pulsford, J.M.
Copyright statement: NERC
Acknowledgment: This image was digitized with grant-in-aid from SCRAN the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network
X longitude/easting: 223200
Y latitude/northing: 756400
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 375.28 KB; 790 x 1000 pixels; 67 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 209 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Best of BGS Images/ Geological structures, Geoscience subjects/ Structural features/ Fault breccia  


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