Danby marble

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Columns of the Christian Science Center Boston, MA

Description

A slightly translucent, cream colored marble with pale greenish gray streaks quarried in the vicinity of Danby in Rutland County, Vermont (Bucher 1996). It polishes medium well. Danby marble, also known as Mountain White, was extensively used for buildings.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Mountain White marble

Medallion of the Christian Science Center Boston, MA

Additional Information

° Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996
  • 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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