Hallowell granite

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Description

A fine-textured, light gray granite. Hallowell granite is quarried near Hallowell, Maine for use in buildings, monuments, mausoleums and bridges. The New York State Capitol building was built with Hallowell granite (Bucher 1996).

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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