List of types of limestone

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The following is a list of various types of limestone according to location.

Africa[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Europe[edit]

Cross-section of a Carboniferous limestone bored by Jurassic organisms; borings include Gastrochaenolites (some with boring bivalves in place) and Trypanites; Mendip Hills, England; scale bar = 1 cm.
Portland Stone quarry on the Isle of Portland, Dorset.

Belgium[edit]

British Isles[edit]

Croatia[edit]

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Malta[edit]

Mideast[edit]

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

Palestine/Israel[edit]

North America[edit]

Brassfield Formation near Fairborn, Ohio.

United States[edit]

Canada[edit]

  • Eramosa Limestone / Eramosa Marble

Bahamas[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

Generic limestone categories[edit]

Coquina from Florida.

See also[edit]

References[edit]