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2016/11/18

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Coming Meetings

Natural stone for cultural heritage: local resources with a global impact, Prague (Czech Republic), September 19-22, 2017. Details at: https://www.avu.cz/konference First circular Congrress 2018-1 El Jadida/Marrakech, Morocco, 20–24 March 2018 Global Stone...

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2015/09/18

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Portland Stone, Larvikite

Portland Stone, from the United Kingdom, and Larvikite, from Norway, have been reviewed, approved as candidates and are expecting last steps to be designed as a Global Heritage Stone (GHS).

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2015/08/25

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History

Details of the “Global Heritage Stone Resource” proposal were first provided publicly at the 33rd International Geological Congress in Oslo in August 2008. At the same conference it was agreed...

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2015/08/25

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Overview

The ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’ designation seeks international recognition of natural stone resources that have achieved widespread utilization in human culture. Natural stone rarely excites major interest, despite the fact...

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