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dwise1
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Message 466 of 467 (813224)
06-24-2017 12:47 PM
Reply to: Message 455 by dwise1
06-01-2017 1:47 AM


Re: What Kind of Stone Is This?
I showed the photo around work (again, remember that it's rotated):

A co-worker suggested travertine, which is a form of limestone. Travertine is a very common building material. The difference is that travertine is formed from mineral springs, whereas our guide in Cadiz said it was sea-floor depositations. Of course, she could have been mistaken.

This is very likely what I saw.


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Message 467 of 467 (817934)
08-21-2017 8:11 PM


Shameless plug of my radio show - Underway now
Underway now, for the next 2 hours.

Go to http://ktwh.org/ to get audio link (if this: http://ktwh.org/player/ does not work).

Moose


    
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