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Manx Group slate

Description: Metamorphosed micaceous mudstone with very fine siltstone laminae. A vugh of coarse quartz crystals linked to a crystalline quartz layer appears to be a vein that has been sheared and rotated. Folding and cleavage well developed. Maughold Formation or Barrule Formation.

Taxonomic name: Manx Group: slate

Collection: Natural History Geology Collection

ID number: 1954-7489


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