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Exceptional granite of Hercynian age, rich in enormous nodules of biotite, surrounding a quartz nucleus, nodular granite of Castanheira, Geopark of Arouca, Portugal. These nodules are symbol of fertility in the local tradition (Pedras Parideiras)

© Jean-Philippe Delobelle / Biosphoto

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Image size: 6000x4000 pixels (20"x13.3" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2019-06-11

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Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Rock fragment / Rock (stone)

Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Spring

Science / Geology

Earth's crust / Geological formation

Era / Primary era

Shot / Overview

Europe / European Union / Portugal

Earth's crust / Rock / Magmatic rock / Igneous plutonic rock / Granite


Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Mineral / Silicate

Individual / Nobody

Europe / European Union / Portugal / Norte (Region)

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