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Water-lain sandstone in Hailes Quarry, Slateford, Edinburgh. The fresh surfaces of rock clearly demonstrate characteristic wispy, black, carbonaceous, ripple laminae, a feature frequently seen in buildings constructed of this stone. The tools used included picks and wedges. The latter have been driven vertically into 'back' joints at the back of a bed. BGS Photograph P216874. C3114 (c.1926).
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