Bethel White granite
A popular, medium grain, white granite with pale gray and brown markings. Bethel White granite has been quarried in Bethel, Vermont since the 19th century. The strong durable granite is still used for buildings, columns, statuary, and monuments. Examples of uses include Union Station in Washington DC, the Wisconsin State Capital Building, and the Western Union Building in New York City.
Water absorption by weight = 0.2-0.3%
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Website address 1 Comment: www.findstone.com/daniel2.htm ; water absorption = 0.2-0.3% by weight
- Website address 2 Comment: National Building Granite Quarries Association at http://www.nbgqa.com/color.htm
- Website address 3 Comment: town of Bethel website at http://www.c21millstone.com/Towns/bethel.htm