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Foss Barite Mine. 1986

Foss Barite Mine, Aberfeldy, Perthshire. The stope of broken ore comes from a raise (a vertical or sub-vertical shaft) connecting the 630 m. level to the 660 m. level for ventilation and mining
purposes. 630 m. level operations. Large F3 fold closure. Banding in the barite in the top right-hand side is vertical, banding on the left-hand side is horizontal. The fold closes around the figure's left-hand. Pyrite in the core of the fold can be seen in the top lefthand side of the picture.

Photo P001560. Reproduced with the permission of the British Geological Survey ©NERC. All rights Reserved.

This photograph is by carnkie and was uploaded December 10th 2009. © carnkie please do not copy or distribute without prior express permission.


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