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Caption: Dolomite from Durness, Sutherland.
Description: The specimen of dolomite is from the east side of the road near Drochaid Mhor, Durness. It is a Group III dolomite, from the Sailmhor Group of the Cambro-Ordivician Durness Limestone. British Geological Survey Petrology Collection sample number MC 7465. The Durness Limestone is divided into seven lithological groups. The Sailmhor Group consists of 130 feet of grey crystalline medium to fine-grained dolomite with beds and lines of nodular chert overlain by 90 feet of alternating beds of grey and black mottled, medium-grained, crystalline dolomite with individual beds ranging from 2 to 10 feet thick. The specimen of dolomite was collected in August 1914 by Lt. Col. Anderson and Mr. Hanton of Hogo Knoblauch Sons & Co. Ltd., Leith.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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