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Caption: Dolomite from near An Corr-eilean, Eriboll, Sutherland.
Description: This specimen of dolomite is from the head of a promontory east of south end of An Corr-eilean, a small island, Eriboll, Sutherland. The dolomite belongs to the Group II, Eilean Dubh Group of the Cambro-Ordovician Durness Limestone. British Geological Survey Petrology Collection sample number MC 7466. The Eilean Dubh Group consists of c. 340 feet of dolomites and dolomitic mudstones, the later composed of fine-grained flaggy argillaceous dolomite and limestone with many stromatolitic algal bands. 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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Orientation: Landscape
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