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Uploaded on:
11/03/2009 02:56:59
Type:
Digital Asset
File Size:
280.56 KB
Dimensions:
667 x 1000 pixels
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P number: P530937
Caption: Detail of entrance to St. Mary's Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, Lothian Region.
Description: The image shows a detail of part of the main entrance showing the contact between a column of polished granite and moulded sandstone masonry. Shap Granite is distinguished by its coarse-grained nature and distinctive red-brown colour. It contains large orange-pink crystals of alkali feldspar. The black mineral in the granite, giving it a speckled appearance, is biotite mica. Both black mica (biotite) and white mica (muscovite) are very common minerals in granite.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
Photographer: Unknown
Copyright statement: Unknown
Orientation: Portrait
Size: 280.56 KB; 667 x 1000 pixels; 56 x 85 mm (print at 300 DPI); 176 x 265 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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