Stone in Archaeology Database

Highley Stone

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

Upper Coal Measures.

General Colour Description:

Buff to yellow-grey colour.

Hand Specimen Description:

A hard, medium grained, moderately well sorted sandstone.

Stone Identifiers: Granular,  Micaceous.
Reacts dilute to HCl? No