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ID number:  BIRUG 17102
Institution:  The Lapworth Museum of Geology
Named collection:  Murdoch Collection
Definition:  Granite
Object type:  Igneous
Place collected:  England; Wiltshire; Stonehenge
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Description:  Stones from stonehenge 1. Called granite, but it appears too finely grained to be a true granite. The stones were taken from the pillars of the middle ring.

The collection of William Murdoch, dated in his inventory as 12.1826.

Inscriptions / Translations:  Purchased from Jones, W.E. (24, Broughton Rd., Handsworth, Birmingham. (£35 for entire collection and cabinets).

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