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Micaceous Sandstone


Micaceous Sandstone. As the name suggests, this type of sandstone contains flakes of mica which can be seen glinting in the specimens.

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This micaceous sandstone is a moderately sorted lithology with mica flakes aligned parallel to the bedding. It is estuarine to shallow marine in origin & comes from the Carboniferous (Coal Measure) deposits around Halifax in Yorkshire. Specimens are supplied in labelled card trays.

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Weight 120 g
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