Dunville sandstone

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Description

A fine-grain, cream-color sandstone quarried in Dunn County, Wisconsin. Dunville stone is easily worked when first quarried but hardens as it dries. It is used for fine carving and interior decoration.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Dunn County stone

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • 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