ⓘ List of types of limestone. Galala marble a type of limestone, not a true marble Tura limestone, used for the Great Pyramid casing stones Mokattam limestone; Gr ..

                                     

ⓘ List of types of limestone

  • Galala marble a type of limestone, not a true marble
  • Tura limestone, used for the Great Pyramid casing stones
  • Mokattam limestone; Great Pyramid core stones and head of the Great Sphinx are of the "Member III" stratum
                                     

1. Europe

Belgium

  • Belgian marble, not a "true marble"; Devonian limestone
  • Noir Belge
  • Rouge Belge

Ireland

  • Kilkenny marble, not a "true marble"; fossiliferous Carboniferous limestone.

Italy

  • Red Verona marble, not a "true marble"; fossiliferous limestone
                                     

1.1. Europe France

  • Saint-Maximin, or Oise, limestone variety of Lutetian
  • Lutetian Limestone, or "Paris stone" city buildings are widely faced with it
  • Caen Stone
  • Tuffeau stone, in the Loire Valley
  • Pierre de Jaumont
                                     

1.2. Europe Ireland

  • Kilkenny marble, not a "true marble"; fossiliferous Carboniferous limestone.
                                     

1.3. Europe Italy

  • Red Verona marble, not a "true marble"; fossiliferous limestone
                                     

1.4. Europe United Kingdom

England:

  • Pembroke Limestone Group
  • Ketton stone
  • Portland Bowers Roach
  • Bowers Basebed
  • Hamstone – Building stone from Somerset
  • Cotham Marble not a "true marble"; stromatolitic limestone
  • Portland stone – Limestone quarried on the Isle of Portland, Dorset, England
  • Ashford Black Marble not a "true marble"; Carboniferous limestone
  • Gibraltar Limestone
  • Collyweston stone slate – Traditional limestone roofing material of central England not a "true slate"; thin-bedded limestone
  • Portland Jordans Roach
  • Portland Admiralty Roach
  • Bath stone – An oolitic limestone from Somerset used as a building material
  • Beer Stone
  • Kentish ragstone, also known as Kentish rag
  • Headington stone
  • Portland Grove Whitbed
  • Clipsham stone, the famous London Stone is made of this.
  • Cotswold stone
  • Hopton Wood stone
  • Purbeck Marble not a "true marble"; fossiliferous limestone
  • Purbeck stone
  • Sussex Marble not a "true marble"; fossiliferous freshwater limestone

Scotland:

  • Charlestown limestone

Wales:

  • Cymerig Limestone


                                     

2. North America

United States

  • Bear Gulch Limestone
  • Harrodsburg Limestone
  • Jeffersonville Limestone
  • Madison Limestone
  • Anamosa Limestone
  • Kasota limestone
  • Cottonwood Limestone
  • Onondaga Limestone
  • Heceta Limestone
  • Keystone
  • Keyser Limestone
  • Tennessee marble not a "true marble"; crystalline limestone
  • Greenbrier Limestone
  • Columbus Limestone
  • St. Louis Limestone
  • St. Genevieve marble not a "true marble"; oolitic limestone
  • Kaibab Limestone
  • Ostracod Limestone
  • Tonoloway Limestone
  • Hokie stone
  • Indiana Limestone Bedford limestone

Canada

  • Tyndall stone
  • Eramosa marble not a "true marble"; bituminous dolomite


                                     

3. Generic limestone categories

This section is a list of generic types of limestone

  • Lithographic limestone
  • Coquina – A sedimentary rock that is composed mostly of fragments of shells
  • Shelly limestone
  • Coral rag
  • Chalk – A soft, white, porous sedimentary rock made of calcium carbonate
  • Rag-stone – Work done with stones that are quarried in thin pieces
  • Fossiliferous limestone
  • Travertine – A form of limestone deposited by mineral springs
  • Carboniferous Limestone
  • Bituminous limestone
  • Tufa – Porous limestone rock formed when carbonate minerals precipitate out of ambient temperature water
  • Oolite – Sedimentary rock formed from ooids
                                     
  • Fossiliferous limestone is any type of limestone made mostly of calcium carbonate CaCO3 in the form of the minerals calcite or aragonite, that contains
  • differences with the Wetterstein limestone List of types of limestone Triassic Europe McCann, Tom 2008 The Geology of Central Europe: Mesozoic and Cenozoic
  • portal Jura Museum List of fossil sites with link directory List of types of limestone List of dinosaur - bearing rock formations South German Jurassic Rauhut
  • It takes its name from its similarity to the hard roe of fish. Oolite List of types of limestone Collyweston stone slate Castle Bytham Quarry Hains, B
  • population centre of Perth. The two main sub - types quarried commercially are Carabooda Limestone and Moore River Limestone The Carabooda type is from the Wanneroo Yanchep
  • Lias for the deposition of the Gibraltar Limestone Earth sciences portal Paleontology portal List of types of limestone List of fossiliferous stratigraphic
  • all around the world. Lichfield, John 2007 The Stones of Paris The Independent, 22 Sept issue Lichfield, Op. cit.. List of types of limestone
  • Aymestry Limestone is a fossiliferous limestone of Gorstian age Upper Silurian deposited in a warm shallow sea near the eastern margin of the Iapetus
  • Indiana, as he gets a job in the Indiana limestone business. List of types of limestone Statue of Hope - Limestone Memorial Statue, Friendship, Indiana Indiana