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Caption: Limestone from Durness, Sutherland.
Description: A light grey very fine-grained limestone from a skerry at the most east-north-easterly point of Balnakeil Bay, Sutherland. British Geological Survey Petrology Collection sample number MC 7509. The dolomites and limestones of Sutherland constitute what is known as the Durness Limestone Group. It is of Cambro-Ordovician age and is divided into seven distinct lithological groups. Durness is the type area with all seven groups outcropping on the east side of Kyle of Durness, Balnakeil Bay. They are mostly dolomites with associated limestones and chert beds.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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