clinkstone


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clinkstone

(ˈklɪŋkˌstəʊn)
n
(Geological Science) a variety of phonolite that makes a metallic sound when struck
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At the end of the fifth mile we descended into a narrow glen, between two ranges of stupendous mountains composed of quartz and clinkstone mixed with quartz, rising almost perpendicularly on each side.
The tragedy happened at Clinkstone Farm,Bainshole, near Huntly,Aberdeenshire, on Thursday night.Mr Wilson's wife Heather,who ran a B&B at the farm,was being comforted by relatives yesterday.