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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/SP407.19
EISBN: 9781862396951
... that their quarries and the craft of masonry be protected. This work proposes that VS should be designated as a Global Heritage Stone Resource. The particular charm of a city is a product of the geological environment in which it is located. In the case of Salamanca, Spain (Fig. 1 a–e), which was declared...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 21 October 2020
DOI: 10.1144/SP486-2019-92
EISBN: 9781786204868
...Abstract Abstract Échaillon stone, a Mesozoic platform limestone from SE France, is proposed as a Global Heritage Stone Resource. The Échaillon stone quarries are located at the western termination of the Alps, near the city of Grenoble. Stone from the main Échaillon quarries is an Upper...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 21 October 2020
DOI: 10.1144/SP486.6
EISBN: 9781786204868
...Abstract Abstract Connemara Marble, a well-known distinctive decorative stone from the west of Ireland, is herein proposed as a Global Heritage Stone Resource. Connemara Marble is a sillimanite-grade ophicarbonate, dominated by dolomite and calcite with varying proportions of serpentine...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/SP407.5
EISBN: 9781862396951
... of international correspondents was created, circulars were distributed, a website was established and formal rules were adopted, all with the focus of establishing the ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’ designation. During the 34th International Geological Congress in July 2012, the Heritage Stone Task Group...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/SP407.6
EISBN: 9781862396951
...Abstract Abstract Piedra Pajarilla is the local name under which the Martinamor granite was known when it was quarried during the 19th century. It is a leucogranite of Hercynian age, and here we present its formal nomination as a ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’. Piedra Pajarilla fits...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/SP407.8
EISBN: 9781862396951
... to the agents of decay analysed generally rule out the need for consolidation and/or protection treatments: considering these factors, it can be nominated as a Global Heritage Stone Resource. Appendix Checklist for ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’ Citation Formal Name for this proposed ‘Global Heritage...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/SP407.21
EISBN: 9781862396951
...Abstract Abstract Carrara Marble, from Italy, probably one of the most famous dimension stones in the collective memory and in ordinary people, is here nominated as a suitable ‘Global Heritage