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Onibury Stone

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Local Name(s): Onibury Stone. Example of Onibury Stone
Stone Group: Sedimentary
Stone Type: Sandstone
Era:   Palaeozoic
Period:   Devonian
Epoch:   Lower
Geological Sub-Divisons:

Lower Old Red Sandstone. Downtown Series. Downtown Castle Sandstone.

General Colour Description:

A buff/brown colour.

Hand Specimen Description:

A fine to medium grained, hard, granular, micaceous sandstone with occasional darker flecks. It is well sorted with a rough feel.

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