Lamprophyre Dyke at Moulin Huet 9

Strange natural textures in the weathering top surface of a lamprophyre dyke

Lamprophyre Dyke at Moulin Huet 9 – Strange natural honeycomb textures in the weathering surface of a lamprophyre dyke (right of image) cutting through Icart Gneiss (left of image) at Moulin Huet Bay in the Southern Metamorphic Complex on the Channel Island of Guernsey.

2 Replies to “Lamprophyre Dyke at Moulin Huet 9”

  1. Perhaps you are right. They do look like gas bubbles. I will keep looking for information. Much has been written on the composition of such dykes but it is not always easy to understand because of the specialist terminology used.

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