Lake Superior brownstone

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A general name for Brownstone quarried near Lake Superior (Lent 1925). Lake Superior brownstones have a uniform texture and range in color from a bluish-brown to a bright red. It has been widely used for buildings. One example is Port Wing brownstone.

Synonyms and Related Terms

Port Wing brownstone

Resources and Citations

  • 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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