Close-up photograph of hornblende schist at Polurrian Cove in Cornwall

Polurrian Rocks 20 – Close-up photograph of hornblende schist belonging to the Traboe Formation (part of the Lizard Complex) from south of the Lizard Boundary Fault at Polurrian Cove in Cornwall, with seashore creatures clinging to the crevices.

3 Replies to “Polurrian Rocks 20”

  1. Thank you, Claudia. The white dots that seem to add sparkle are actually white crystals in the rock. This is the first in the series of hornblende schist pictures from the south side of the beach and they look very different from the metasedimentary rocks on the north side of the cove as shown in the earlier images.

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