Last edited 18 Nov 2020

Lithology

Green infrastructure and open environments: London’s foundations: protecting the geodiversity of the capital, Supplementary Planning Guidance, published by the Mayor of London in March 2012, defines lithology as: ‘The character of a rock expressed in terms of its mineral composition, structure, grain size and arrangement of its constituents.’

Durability Guaranteed - Pulhamite Rockwork - Its conservation and repair, published by Historic England in 2008, defines lithology as a: ‘Description of rock structures in terms of characteristic features such as component parts and colour.’

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