arrowbookcheckclosecommentfacebookfavourite-origfavouritegooglehomeibapdfsearchsharespotlighttwitterwelsh-government
  • Slate sample

  • View map
  • Use stars to collect & save items A vector image of star to represent action to save this item   Login to save this item
  • Download (non-commercial use only)

Content can be downloaded for non-commercial purposes, such as for personal use or in educational resources.
For commercial purposes please contact the copyright holder directly.
Read more about the The Creative Archive Licence.

Image 1:Download link to the full resolution of image number 1
full resolution of image 1
Image 2:Download link to the full resolution of image number 2
full resolution of image 2

Description

188/94 - This piece of Cambrian slate is unusable due to the layer of sandstone running through it. This makes it likely to split. Slate is a metamorphic rock. This means that it has changed from its original sedimentary rock, in this case due to pressure. It used to be said that slate from north Wales 'roofed the world' as it was exported so widely.

Comments (0)

You must be logged in to leave a comment