Bowling Green limestone

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An off-white Oolitic limestone quarried in Warren County, Kentucky (Lent 1925). Bowling Green limestone is a gray color when quarried but bleaches to a white color as absorbed petroleum products evaporate. It is used for buildings.

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