Granite: Igneous Rock

Granite is the rock most often quarried as a "dimension stone" (a natural rock material that has been cut into blocks or slabs of specific length, width, and thickness) Granite is hard enough to resist abrasion, strong enough to bear significant weight, inert enough to ,...

Rock of Ages (Barre)

Getting to see the granite quarry was something else There is granite everywhere in the area and to see where it came from was interesting We were told they have barely scraped the surface of this quarry and it has been in operation for something like 100 years...

Graniterock

A small granite quarry on Judge Logan's ranch east of Watsonville, had been supplying rock for construction of the Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) for several years before it was acquired by Porter's bank in 1899 SP named the quarry spur at railroad milepost 932 Logan, after the ranch owner The quarry on the San Andreas Fault minimized drilling and blasting costs by mining rock broken by ....

Two dead after Granite Quarry shooting

Granite Quarry Police Chief Mark Cook said two males were already dead when law enforcement arrived at the scene Cook declined to say whether the incident was a murder-suicide, but said that ....

Granite Color Options

Granite is an incredibly diverse natural material and can range in color from black, brown, gray, pink, green, blue, and more Not only does granite vary from quarry to quarry,...

Granite Quarry

1237 Granite Quarries from 3 countries: China,Brazil,India,Spain,Portugal,Ukraine,etc All details regarding their locations, images, stock and block prices from their quarry owner...

An Introduction to Quarry Tiles

Myth #1: Quarry tile comes from a quarry--Quarry tile a misleading nameThe tiles themselves are not sliced from a quarry like granite slabs Instead, minerals such as feldspar, clay, and shales (all of which may have been quarried) are ground together and then ,...