Magnesian limestone


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(Min.) See Dolomite.

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A total of 1.3 million tonnes of waste was moved, derelict structures cleared, 560 acres of magnesian limestone clifftop grassland with its special plant communities restored, artworks installed and miles of cycleway and footpaths laid down.
A total of 1.3million tonnes of waste was moved, derelict structures cleared, 560 acres of magnesian limestone clifftop grassland with its special plant communities restored, artworks installed and miles of cycleway and footpaths laid down.
Major improvements have been made, starting with the Turning the Tide clean-up project in 1997, but a shelf of colliery spoil remains on Blast Beach to protect the base of the magnesian limestone cliffs, and the red and yellow oxide-coloured pools still appear.
Durham county council are seeking to appoint a single contractor for easington colliery local nature reserve footpath works provision of 1900m of magnesian limestone footpath at easington colliery local nature reserve.
The three-year project, which is a partnership of organisations including Hartlepool Council, aims to help promote and preserve the unique character of the Durham magnesian limestone plateau - an expanse of sedimentary rock formed 290 million years ago which stretches from almost the Tyne to the Tees and from the coast to central Durham.
In another incubation study, Heming and Hollis (1995) found that the rate of dissolution of Mg fertilisers added to 5 soils from the south of England (pH 6.2-8.2) was in the sequence: kieserite granules (1-3 mm) [is greater than] calcined magnesite powder ([is less than] 1 mm) [is greater than] calcined magnesite granules (1-3 mm) [is greater than] magnesian limestone (65% [is less than] 1.5 mm and 35% [is less than] 150 [micro]m).
The crater had been created by nearly 200 years of quarrying magnesian limestone from a site which is now adjacent to the busy Broadway main road from Tynemouth to Whitley Bay.
It's made up of three sections of Magnesian Limestone grassland, cliffs, denes and stacks.
Marsden Old Quarry, which has wildflower-rich magnesian limestone grassland, will also be used to create a new meadow under the Coronation Meadows Project which seeks to create at least one new meadow in every county in Britain.
Magnesian limestone landscapes, which support a special community of plants and animals, were formed when water flooded desert plains, resulting in the Zechstein Sea, which stretched from the North East to Poland.
To the north of the lighthouse is The Leas, a two and a half mile stretch of magnesian limestone cliffs, wave-cut foreshore and coastal grassland.
Durham Wildlife Trust has taken over responsibility of Cross Gill grasslands on the Durham coast, which houses nine hectares of rich magnesian limestone.