Stone in Archaeology Database

Alveley Stone

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Local Name(s): Alveley Stone. Example of Alveley Stone
Stone Group: Sedimentary
Stone Type: Sandstone
Era:   Palaeozoic
Period:   Carboniferous
Epoch:   Upper
Geological Sub-Divisons:

Upper Coal Measures, Keele Beds.

General Colour Description:

A red/pink colour.

Hand Specimen Description:

A hard, granular, well sorted, medium grained sandstone.

Stone Identifiers: Granular.
Reacts dilute to HCl? No