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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 21 October 2020
DOI: 10.1144/SP486-2018-8
EISBN: 9781786204868
... culture, and their present international diffusion. Both stones are recommended as Global Heritage Stone Resources within a Global Heritage Stone Province. Geological setting Petrographic and technical characteristics Exploitation Processing Applications Related heritage issues...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/SP407.3
EISBN: 9781862396951
... because, in some instances, cultural heritage could be of key importance, while in other cases other factors might be more significant. The Global Heritage Stone Resource (GHSR) and Global Heritage Stone Province (GHSP) designations provide a means by which geoscientists, planners and industry can...
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: 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
... Formal name for this proposed ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’: Piedra Pajarilla Origin of name (optional): A luxullianitic texture made up of cumulates of tourmaline in the shape of flying birds (Fig. 1 ). Stratigraphic (or geological) name: Martinamor Leucogranite. Other names...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1144/SP407.21
EISBN: 9781862396951
... quantities as it became the material of choice for public buildings across the Roman Empire. 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 Stone Resource...
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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/SP407.19
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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