S339 17 - Gabbro
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Sample 9Xa (an old S260 number?)

I think this may be a Caledonian (Ordovician) microgabbro from Pitscurrie quarry, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

I also have a note that its Whin Sill, which could place it at High Force quarry, Teesdale, Co. Durham (and make it a dolerite)

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igneous
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