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Xiongying Mishi(Foraging-eagle Stone)

Grotesquely-shapedgranite stone. The rock mass is Late Cretaceous (65 Ma ) porphyritic medium-finegrained biotite adamellite. Three sets of joints are developed in the rockmass, of which two steep joints are interlaminated. A towering sharpbeak-shapedrock is formed due to long years of weathering and gravitation, which resemblesa foraging eagle is thus named Foraging-eagle Stone.

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