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Caption: Dolomite from near Keodale, Durness, Sutherland.
Description: The Durness district has large resources of dolomite that have been examined for exploitation for commercial purposes. This specimen shows a waterworn surface. British Geological Survey Petrology Collection sample number MC 7504. In the vicinity of Keodale and the Durness outcrop as a whole there are a number of subdivisions of the Cambrian Durness Limestone or more correctly known today as the Durness Group. The seven divisions from the base up are: I. Ghrudaidh. II. Eilean Dubh. III. Sailmhor. IV. Sangamore. V. Balnakiel. VI. Croisaphuill. VII. Durine. Rocks from all groups occur in the Durness area.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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Orientation: Landscape
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