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Caption: Limestone from near Kirkintilloch, Stirlingshire.
Description: Limestone from the Queenzieburn Index Limestone of the Blackhall Limestone a limestone of the Carboniferous Lower Limestone Group, the uppermost division of the Dinantian. British Geological Survey Petrology Collection sample number MC 7539. The Blackhall Limestone, in the Glasgow area is the equivalent of the Charlestown Main Limestone found further east in Fife where it has formed one of the most widely worked seams. Stirlingshire has been a small producer of lime for many years chiefly from the Lower Limestone Group in the Lennoxtown area where the Hurlet Limestone was exploited for over 200 years.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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