blast beach

lorraine kerr photography

layers of minestone, coal and ganister coal clay
rock and sand, showing tidal line where water leaches out of cliffs
yellow and blue water channels formed by mixing of iron siderite and coal slag
bottle turned blue by by oxidisation
iron siderite leaching out of magnesian limestone at the level of the water table
boulders rich in iron
magnesian limestone, minestone and clay strata
bottle turned iridescent by oxidisation process
sand overlapping coal slag
grass turned blue by oxidisation process
sand turned yellow from iron siderite leaching; grey coal slag underneath as shown by footprints
pawprints in patchy sand and slag
small stones coloured blue by oxidisation process
colours of blast beach
cracked layer of iron siderite at the waterline

photos © lorraine kerr and caeciliametella photography 2010-2017