On the Occurrence of Prehnite and other Minerals in the Rocks of Samson's Ribs and Salisbury Crags

Andrew Taylor
1884 Mineralogical Magazine and Journal of the Mineralogical Society  
With little else than the trouble of surveying one of the finest of Edinburgh landscapes, the tourist beginning work amongst the débris just to the south of where Samson's ribs overhang the road, and continuing on the road along Salisbury Crags to Holyrood Palace, will meet with a continuous display of the relations specially of zeolitic minerals, and their containing rocks. If he care to pursue the literature of the subject, Daubrée's investigations on the genesis of zeolites, as well as
more » ... t's, Bonney's, and Geikie's petrological researches into the microscopy of the rocks in question, will suggest oven more lengthened studies.
doi:10.1180/minmag.1884.006.028.08 fatcat:zmvnkdusubbpfhih4v6kmu6nji