1 1/2" inch section of a 6 inch diameter core samp

1 1/2" inch section of a 6 inch diameter core sample composed of alternate layers of salt and anhydrite. The sample is coated in clear "Araldite" and was taken from a well, drilled at Atwick, near Hornsea, N. Humberside.


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core sample
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