Building stone

Jump to: navigation, search


A general name for stones used in building construction, such as granite, marble, limestone, dolomite, sandstone, basalt, and diorite.

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 125
  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996