List of types of limestone

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This is a list of types of limestone that have been or are used economically as natural stone for building and other commercial or artistic purposes.

Africa[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Asia[edit]

India[edit]

Europe[edit]

Portland Stone quarry on the Isle of Portland, Dorset.

Belgium[edit]

British Isles[edit]

Croatia[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Ireland[edit]

  • Kilkenny marble (not a "true marble"; fossiliferous Carboniferous limestone)

Italy[edit]

Mideast[edit]

Meleke in the Gerofit Formation (Turonian) near Makhtesh Ramon, southern Israel.

Palestine/Israel[edit]

North America[edit]

Quarried block of "pink" Tennessee marble

United States[edit]

Canada[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Generic limestone categories[edit]

Coquina from Florida.

This section is a list of generic types of limestone

See also[edit]

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