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The Geology of Central and Western Fife and Kinross: Being a Description of ...
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agglomerate amygdaloidal andesite augite bands basalt beach black shales blaes bosses boulder-clay Burdiehouse Burdiehouse Limestone group Burntisland calcareous Capeldrae Carboniferous Limestone series Carboniferous system Cement-stone Coal coal-field Coal-measures coal-seams Coaly blaes coarse Colliery crop Dark deposits dislocation district dolerite Dunfermline Dunfermline Splint dykes Dysart earthy east eastward eruptions Fakes and blaes Fakes and sandstone Faky fathoms fault feet thick felsitic felspar Fife fireclay Firth fossils geological Glen Farg ground Hill Hurlet Hurlet Limestone igneous rocks inches intercalated intrusive Ironstone Kelty Kinghorn Kirkcaldy Lassodie lavas Leven Lochgelly Lomond Lower Old Red M'Coy Markinch mass material miles Millstone Grit north-east Ochil chain Old Red Sandstone outcrop overlying Parrot Coal Phill plagioclase portion Quarry sand Scotland seam sediment seen sheet shore side sills slopes Splint Coal Steam stone strata structure surface thin tuff Upper Old Red vent volcanic series yards
Page 286 - On the various Divisions of British Carboniferous Rocks as determined by their Fossil Flora.
Page 34 - shale or marl, may be seen for nearly two miles up the Glen Burn. These strata are often flaggy or false-bedded, and many of them are crowded with " galls " or flat pellets of red or purple clay. Some of the beds of this character contain plentiful fragments of
Page 141 - portion of the field, the quality of the Parrot Coal was found to be excellent towards the south, but to fall off in value to the north around Flockhouse, owing to the appearance in it of abundant coprolites and "clay-galls," whereby its gas-producing properties were seriously reduced.
Page 34 - the series, till at a point in the stream a little more than a mile south-east from Easter Gospetry they are succeeded by the thick zone of soft white and yellow sandstones already mentioned. These differ considerably from the strata below them, not merely in
Page 285 - Notes on the Palaeozoic Bivalved Entomostraca (No. XII.); some Carboniferous Species belonging to the Genus Carbonia.
Page 204 - in Buist's manuscript Geology of Fife the following information is given :—" The mine was wrought in 1780 by Stewart of East Conland for galena and silver. A considerable quantity of metal was smelted on the spot and silver said to have been extracted. Six tons of ore were sent to Perth for shipment.
Page 35 - but in texture, composition, and structure. They are, as a whole, coarse in their material, which consists of well-rounded grains of quartz, not infrequently blue, and of rolled grains of felspar. The coarser layers show well the composition of the sediment, which must have been derived from the decay of rocks wherein water-clear and also blue hyaline quartz, as well as white and pink felspar, abounded. So