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" Breton, several places are known which afford marble believed to be well adapted for building and decorative purposes. The finest deposit of workable limestone yet discovered is on West Bay, Bras d'Or Lake. In variety of color and tint this rock resembles... "
The Mines and Mineral Lands of Nova Scotia - Page 110
by Edwin Gilpin - 1880 - 129 pages
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Report of Progress - Geological Survey of Canada

Geological Survey of Canada - Paleontology - 1879
...of profit to its owners. In variety of colour and tint this rock is like the crystalline limestone of the George River series, of which it forms a part ; but it contains little or no admixture of the foreign minerals that elsewhere render them unfit for use, is more uniform in texture and in unequalled...
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Report of Progress - Geological Survey of Canada

Geological Survey of Canada - Paleontology - 1879
...of profit to its owners. In variety of colour and tint this rock is like the crystalline limestone of the George River series, of which it forms a part ; but it contains little or no admixture of the foreign minerals that elsewhere render them unfit for use, is more uniform in texture and in unequalled...
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The Minerals of Nova Scotia

Edwin Gilpin - Mines and mineral resources - 1901 - 78 pages
...to the spathic ores referred to before. In Cape Breton, several places are known which afford marble believed to be well adapted for building and decorative...no admixture of foreign materials, and is uniform to texture and in unequalled abundance. The following varieties have been recognized : — 1. Fine...
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Stone; an Illustrated Magazine, Volume 24

Building stones - 1902
...building and decorative purposes. The finest deposit of workable limestone yet discovered is on \Ycst Bay, Bras d'Or Lake. In variety of color and tint...no admixture of foreign materials, and is uniform to texture and in unequalled abundance. The following varieties have been recognized : — 1. Fine...
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Markland Or Nova Scotia: Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties

Robert Randall McLeod - Nova Scotia - 1903 - 603 pages
...decorative purposes. The finest deposit of workable limestone yet discovered is on West Bay, Bras d'Or. In variety of color and tint this rock resembles the...unequalled abundance. The following varieties have been recognized: 1. Fine white statuary marble. 2. Fine white building marble. 3. Coarse white building...
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