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  1. Caen stone

    a cream-colored limestone for building, found near Caen, France

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  1. Caen stone

    Caen stone or Pierre de Caen, is a light creamy-yellow Jurassic limestone quarried in northwestern France near the city of Caen. The limestone is a fine grained oolitic limestone formed in shallow water lagoons in the Bathonian Age about 167 million years ago. The stone is homogenous, and therefore suitable for carving.

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