Seam-face granite

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Description

A multicolor granite that is fine-grain and easily split into planar sheets. The sheets are so smooth that no cutting, dressing or polishing is require. Seam-Face granite is found in many locations. Some quarries are located in Weymouth, Rockport and Plymouth, Massachusetts.

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