New Jersey brownstone

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A Brownstone with fine-grains and a uniform texture quarried in New Jersey. New Jersey stone can have various color shades such as a light brownish gray, a dark brown or a reddish brown. Some commercial names for New Jersey brownstones are Belleville, Little Falls, and Paterson. They were used locally 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
  • Ivan Myjer, contributed information, 1998