Buena Vista sandstone

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Description

A uniform gray or buff, quartzose, fine-grain sandstone quarried near Buena Vista in Fayette County, Ohio. Buena Vista sandstone was used for building construction in Cleveland in the mid-1800s (Hannibal, 1995).

Synonyms and Related Terms

Scioto sandstone

Additional Information

J.Hannibal "Use of Trace Fossils in Determining Provenance of Dimension Stone: an Example from Ohio" in The Study of Marble and Other Stones used in Antiquity, ed. by Y. Maniatis, N. Herz, Y. Basiakos, Archetype: London, 1995.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Frank A. Lent, Trade names and Descriptions of Marbles, Limestones, Sandstones, Granites and Other Building Stones Quarried in the United States Canada and other Countries., Stone Publishing Co, New York, 1925

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