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List of types of limestone

This is a list of types of limestone arranged according to location. It includes both formal stratigraphic unit names and less formal designations.


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AfricaEdit

EgyptEdit

AsiaEdit

 
Meleke in the Gerofit Formation (Turonian) near Makhtesh Ramon, southern Israel.

IndiaEdit

Israel and PalestineEdit

EuropeEdit

 
Portland Stone quarry on the Isle of Portland, Dorset.
 
Transgression of the Paleogene sediments over the Wetterstein Limestone of the Silicic Superunit, Western Carpathians, Slovakia.

AustriaEdit

BelgiumEdit

CroatiaEdit

FranceEdit

GermanyEdit

IrelandEdit

  • Kilkenny marble (not a "true marble"; fossiliferous Carboniferous limestone)granite

ItalyEdit

United KingdomEdit

England:

Scotland:

Wales:

North AmericaEdit

OceaniaEdit

Generic limestone categoriesEdit

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit