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WestcoastRock

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Hi I found this rock at staithes recently and would like some help to identify it please.
it's a very hard rock with crystal like segments and a lovely deep and light blue sheen , I've tried to trim it with a grinder but I couldn't cut through it.
Thanks in advance
Alan

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Hydrangea

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Hi Westcoastrock - that's a piece of Larvikite , an igneous rock from Norway.  Lots of it brought here for coastal defence work, but some glacial erratics. An attractive rock used for worktops etc.

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WestcoastRock

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Thanks Hydrangea I've never come across this type of rock before that's why I was a bit baffled by it, I looked on google pics and found similar but wanted clarification.
Thanks again
Alan
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