File:EGS RUM 76.jpg

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description {{|1=Gabbro of the Central Intrusion (dark rock above figure) intruding bedded sandstone of the Sgorr Mhor Sandstone Member (TCSM), Aultbea Formation. Dark beds are relatively rich in heavy minerals. Note how the beds sag towards the zone of intrusion breccia along the contact. Coast south-east of Loch Papadil. (Locality 9.8) INSET: Detail of the intrusion breccia zone at the gabbro?sandstone contact. The light-coloured felsic matrix has come from the partial melting of the sandstone. Scale: hammer shaft 30 cm. Figure 76 from Emeleus, C.H. and Troll, V.R. A geological excursion guide to Rum: the Palaeocene igneous rocks of the Isle of Rum, Inner Hebrides. Edinburgh : Edinburgh Geological Society in association with NMS Enterprises, 2008.}}
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author Edinburgh Geological Society

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