A textured granite in either white or black, obtained from a quarry near Fresno, California. Black Academy granite was used for the Korena War Memorial in Washington DC. White Academy granite was used for the exterior of the Library Court Annex in Sacramento California that was built in 1992.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Academy Black granite; Black Academy granite; Academy White granite; White Academy granite;
Water absorption by weight = 0.1-0.15%
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Website address 1 Comment: http://www.clarkpacific.com/markets/project.asp?projectnum=1159; information on Library Courts Annex, in Sacramento, 1992.
- Website address 2 Comment: Sculpture made from black Academy granite at http://www.sethjason.com/9B.ASP
- Website address 3 Comment: World's most popular granites at www.findstone.com/daniel3.htm ; water absorption = 0.1-0.15% by weight