Difference between revisions of "Dix Island granite"

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[[File:US_Treas.Bldg.jpg|thumb|United States Treasury Building
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[[File:US_Treas.Bldg.jpg|thumb|United States Treasury Building Washington, D.C.]]
 
 
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== Description ==
 
== Description ==
  
 
A medium grain, gray [[granite]] quarried on Dix Island, Maine, from the mid 19th century. Dix Island granite was used for the U.S. Treasury building, the New York Post Office, and the Charleston Custom House.
 
A medium grain, gray [[granite]] quarried on Dix Island, Maine, from the mid 19th century. Dix Island granite was used for the U.S. Treasury building, the New York Post Office, and the Charleston Custom House.
  
== Sources Checked for Data in Record ==
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==Resources and Citations==
  
* Website address 1  Comment: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/LivingWith/VolcanicPast/Places/volcanic_past_washington_DC.html
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* Website: http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/LivingWith/VolcanicPast/Places/volcanic_past_washington_DC.html
  
* Website address 2  Comment: http://www.cagenweb.com/quarries/states/me-maine_granite_quarry_list2.html
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* Website: http://www.cagenweb.com/quarries/states/me-maine_granite_quarry_list2.html
  
  
  
 
[[Category:Materials database]]
 
[[Category:Materials database]]

Latest revision as of 13:23, 22 July 2022

United States Treasury Building Washington, D.C.

Description

A medium grain, gray Granite quarried on Dix Island, Maine, from the mid 19th century. Dix Island granite was used for the U.S. Treasury building, the New York Post Office, and the Charleston Custom House.

Resources and Citations

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