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The 24,000-square-foot building is notable for its limestone facade and prominent Victorian and castle-like turrets.
Locals recall how Thompson held court over morning coffee with other officials, cops and agents in the cramped 19th century limestone building that held his office and the county jail.
As a result, the bacteria excrete a limestone filler, similar to a cement paste, that fills in the crack.
Anthony Stephan House, a senior project manager at a Texas limestone supplier, also died in the explosions.
The canyon bears a curious geologic scar on its western side; a channel 400 meters deep runs through its hard limestone.
Underlying the region are thick beds of salt, which abut the porous limestone formations that hold much of the region's drinking water.
The kitchen opens into a large living space with the dining room and living area anchored by a striking limestone fireplace.
Among their findings: assorted tools for processing ochre, such as grindstones, and a limestone pebble with ochre residue on one side.
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Definition of limestone for English Language Learners
: a type of white stone that is commonly used in building
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