Milford Pink granite

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Federal Reserve Building Washington DC

Description

A medium-to coarse-grain, pink granite with beige and black mica flakes quarried near Milford, Massachusetts. Milford Pink granite is used for buildings and monuments. Examples of its use include the Federal Reserve Building and the First Division Memorial in Washington, DC.

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