Fort Collins sandstone

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Description

A general name for sandstones quarried near Fort Collins, Colorado. A dark red, dense, fine-grain sandstone is quarried near Bellevue. A white, quartzite sandstone is quarried near Stout. These stones are used for foundations, paving and buildings.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Bellevue sandstone; Stout sandstone; Arkin sandstone

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