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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/SP391.9
EISBN: 9781862396678
... century, the Belgian Gobertange stone was the most widely used replacement material. Throughout the twentieth century, the use of replacement material shifted towards French limestones. However, their colour, texture and petrophysical properties differ from the Lede stone, for which a natural yellow–brown...
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Journal Article
Published: 07 October 2013
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (2013) 46 (4): 431–438.
... Period (55.8–33.9 Ma). The most widely used of these dimension stones were the Gobertange stone, from the Brussels Formation, and Lede or Balegem stone, from the Lede Formation ( Nijs 1985 ; Fobe 1990 , 1997 ; Elsen 2007 ). The Gobertange is nowadays quarried at the village of Mélin (near Jodoigne...
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Typical representations of white Belgian sandy limestone. ( a ) Greyish-gre...
Published: 07 October 2013
Fig. 2. Typical representations of white Belgian sandy limestone. ( a ) Greyish-greenish Lede stone with clearly visible nummulites. ( b ) Lede stone with typical yellow–orange patina with thick gypsum crusts. ( c ) Block of Gobertange with clearly visible carbonate veins and bioturbations.
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Reports
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1144/SR27.11
EISBN: 9781862397071
... into the Viking Graben (Fig. 63). Mudge & Copestake (1992a) restricted the Dornoch Formation to the upper sand-dominated interval. They assigned the lower sand unit to the Forties Member, and the middle claystone-silt-stone unit to the Sele Formation (undifferentiated). Knox & Holloway (1992), however...