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Hornblendic granite

Description:

Rectangular specimen block.

 

The specimen has been roughly shaped into a rectangular block as is standard in mineral specimen collections.  It has one earlier catalogue label stuck on it, reading - 'A1596', and was presented to the Stewartry Museum in 1893 as part of a collection of 17 specimens by T R Bruce of Dalshangan.

Materials/Media:
stone - hornblenic granite
Dimensions:
width 80mm, depth 40mm, length 120mm (approx)
Source:
The Stewartry Museum
Accession number:
STEWM:2544
Digital Number:
SWMI001n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council