Grindstone Island granite

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A red and pink granite with large feldspar grains quarried on Grindstone Island, New York. Grindstone Island granite was primarily used for monuments and interior work. It can been seen on the two large columns in the New York State Capitol (Bucher 1996).

Synonyms and Related Terms

Thousand Island granite

Resources and Citations

  • W. Bucher, Dictionary of Building Preservation, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.

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