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Caption: Limestone from White Craigs, Bishop Hill, Kinrossshire.
Description: A specimen of limestone with fossil fragments from White Craigs, Bishop Hill, Kinrossshire. This specimen is from the same formation as the limestone at nearby Clatteringwell Quarry, namely the Charlestown Main Limestone of Carboniferous age. British Geological Survey Petrology Collection sample number MC 7534. Along with the Clatteringwell Quarry outcrop the limestones form an outlier on the summit of Bishop Hill on top of the 250 feet thick quartz dolerite sill. There is an area of c. 10 acres underlain by this limestone. The total thickness of the limestone is probably not more than 20 feet.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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Orientation: Landscape
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