Thousand Island granite

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Description

A general name for granites quarried on the Thousand Islands in the St. Lawrence River (Lent 1925). These granites include Grindstone, Picton and Wellesley. They are fine-grain, red granites that have been used for monuments and buildings.

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