Georgia green marble

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Description

A coarse-grain, yellow-green marble with white flecks quarried near Tate, Georgia (Bucher 1996). Georgia green marble polishes to a high gloss and is used as a building stone. Another variety sold as Georgia Verde Antique is a dark green stone with lighter green veins.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Georgia serpentine; Georgia Verde Antique marble

Additional Information

W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

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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