Magnesian limestone
Magnesian Mag*ne"sian, a. Pertaining to, characterized by, or containing, magnesia or magnesium. [1913 Webster]

{Magnesian limestone}. (Min.) See {Dolomite}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Magnesian limestone — can refer to: For the rock made of magnesium carbonate ie Magnesian limestone see dolomite or dolostone For the traditional name of a specific suite of Permian age rocks in north east England see Magnesian Limestone Categories: Limestone …   Wikipedia

  • Magnesian limestone — (engl., spr. laimstōn), Magnesiakalk, d. h. Dolomit, mittlere Abteilung des englischen Zechsteins, s. Text zur Tafel »Dyasformation« …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Magnesian Limestone — The Magnesian Limestone is a suite of rocks in north east England dating from the Permian period. The outcrop stretches from Nottingham northwards through Yorkshire and into County Durham where it is exposed along the coast between Hartlepool and …   Wikipedia

  • magnesian limestone — noun : dolomite * * * Magnesian Limestone noun 1. Dolomite rock 2. A division of the Permian of England • • • Main Entry: ↑magnesium * * * magnesian limestone, = dolomite. (Cf. ↑dolomite) …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnesian limestone —    Common but loose synonym for dolomitic limestone or dolomite rock. The magnesian limestone of northern England is a rock sequence of Permian age that includes a locally variable number of beds of dolomitic limestone [9] …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • Magnesian — Mag*ne sian, a. Pertaining to, characterized by, or containing, magnesia or magnesium. [1913 Webster] {Magnesian limestone}. (Min.) See {Dolomite}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Limestone — Lime stone (l[imac]m st[=o]n ), n. A rock consisting chiefly of calcium carbonate or carbonate of lime. It sometimes contains also magnesium carbonate, and is then called magnesian or dolomitic limestone. Crystalline limestone is called marble.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Geology of Yorkshire — In Yorkshire there is a very close relationship between the major topographical areas and the geological period in which they were formed. The Pennine chain of Hills in the west is of Carboniferous origin. The central vale is Permo Triassic. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Durham Wildlife Trust — Rainton Meadows Visitor Centre, HQ of Durham Wildlife Trust Formation 1971 Type Registered charity …   Wikipedia

  • Middridge Quarry — Coordinates: 54°37′18″N 1°37′0″W / 54.62167°N 1.616667°W / 54.62167; 1.616667 …   Wikipedia

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