#ThinSectionThursday is one of my favourite geological hashtags on Twitter. I have two thin sections in my collection. The one below was made from a rock I collected during my independent mapping in Scotland in July 2015.
|Specimen Type||Thin section|
|Full Description||A thin section of C0080, Assynt hornblende microdiorite. Consists of a fine grained plagioclase groundmass with hornblende, quartz and plagioclase phenocrysts|
|Location||Loch Assynt, Sutherland, Scotland|
|From Fieldtrip?||GEOL3042: Geological and Environmental Mapping, 2015-07-02 to 2015-07-31|
|Associated Notebook?||Notebook 4|
|Acquisition Date||2015-07-22 (date of rock collection, thin section obtained on 2016-01-11)|