Portland Bowers Roach


Company:
  Albion Stone Plc
Stone Type:
  Limestone
Origin:   Bowers Quarry and Mine, Portland

 

Shell Content
Shelly Roach containing large grey shell fragments. The shells include Turreted Gastropods (Portland Screws) as well as large clams.

Shell Distribution
The shelliest sections of Roach tend to be towards the middle of the blocks.

Texture
The large Turreted Gastropods and clam shells are associated with voids. Some of the voids can be in sexcess of 50mm long. The stone's texture in between the voids is often tight and dense.

Colour
Typical Portland Colour - creamy/white, although the large concentrations of grey shells can darken the overall colour


More information: http://www.albionstone.com/portland-stone/beds/bowers-roach/