Keeseville granite

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Description

A general name for decorative, medium-grain granites quarried near Keeseville in Clinton County, New York. Keeseville granites polish to a high gloss and have been used for buildings, monuments and interior surfaces.

- Keeseville green: green background with dark green and black feldspar grains

- Keeseville gray: granular gray

- Ausable Forks: light gray with dark silicates.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Keesville gray; Keeseville green; Ausable Forks

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

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