Texas limestone

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Description

A soft, uniform, light-colored oolitic limestone quarried in Williamson County, Texas. The fine-grain Texas limestone was extensively used for sculpture, buildings, interior decoration and mausoleums.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Cedar Park limestone; Leander limestone

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
  • 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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