BGS mineralogy and petrology collection record

Sample number E43614; COLLNOBCW269; LABNO2488;
Sample Donor Worsam,B.C.
Rock name Not entered
Stratigraphy Not entered
Comments Upper Tunbridge Wells sand Sideritic Sandstone 0.08m 600.16m thick, 01.5m below ground surface and 1.7m above a Sandstone bed, Colgate Sandstone. This rock was almost certainly the Iron ore worked in iron pits [medieval to 17th century] in the vicin
Locality details Temporary exposure in SE wertrends 420m at 2550 from broadfield house and 1140m at 174d from roundabout at junction of Horsham-Crawley road 1284 and Crawley by-pass [A23]
50k map sheet Horsham (302)

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Map reference TQ 2598 3443
Year collected Not entered 
Bore name Not applicable
Confidentiality No restrictions

Petrological thin sections

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Transition from XPL to PPL light


Cross Polarized, E43614

Plane Polarized, E43614

Plane Polarized, E43614