Lanark serpentine

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Description

A medium-grain, white calcite with green serpentine clouds quarried in Lanark County, Ontario (Lent 1925). Other varieties have a white background with buff clouds and a lavender background with green clouds. Lanark and North Lanark marbles were used for interior building decoration.

Synonyms and Related Terms

North Lanark marble

Additional Information

F.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.

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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