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Foss Barite Mine. 1986

Foss Barite Mine, Aberfeldy, Perthshire. 630 - 660 m. level raise. Note Fe-stained chert immediately above tunnel roof (top left-hand corner). This particular raise was cut for ventilation and mine development purposes. A fault occurs downthrowing to the left (west) running down right-hand side of photo with banded barite occupying whole of right-hand side. Safety chain indicates that this section of the raise is sub-vertical.

Photo P001566. 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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