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Caption: Limestone from White Craigs, Bishop Hill, Kinrossshire.
Description: White Craigs is situated on the western edge of Bishop Hill very close the former Clatteringwell Quarry. The quarry and White Craigs is formed of the Charlestown Main Limestone and is Carboniferous in age. British Geological Survey Petrology Collection sample number MC 7536. The limestone sits on top of a major quartz-dolerite sill. and is probably not more than 20 feet thick. The Bishop Hill occurrences of limestone despite their high altitude on the top of the hill are the main limestone prospects in Kinrosshire, though there are many localities in adjacent Fifeshire.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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