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Caption: Limestone from Lismore, Argyllshire.
Description: A dark grey, medium-grained limestone with calcite veins from the Lismore Limestone 100 yards west of Achadun Castle. British Geological Survey Petrology Collection sample number MC 7656. The whole of Lismore is composed mainly of limestones with partings and minor beds of black graphitic schist and igneous intrusions. The Lismore Limestone is one of several Dalradian Supergroup (Precambrian) limestones that were widely worked throughout Argyll. The other limestones include: the Loch Tay Limestone, Shira Limestone, Tayvallich Limestone and the Appin Limestone.
Date taken: 25/06/1905
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