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The National Building Stone Database is a central repository for information about the stones used in AmericanĀ buildings and monuments.

The database is a work in progress. We're continually working to expand our catalog of stones and improve the functionality of the web site. We've tried hard to ensure that the information presented here is accurate and complete, so if you find errors or have ideas about how we can improve the database, please let us know.

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Trade Namesort ascending Quarry Stone Type (Commercial) Stone Type (Lithologic) State Country
Wisconsin Red Granite Granite Granitic
Wisconsin Red Rib Mountain Quarry Granite Alkali-feldspar-granitic US
Wisconsin Red Rib Mountain Quarry Granite Alkali-feldspar-granitic WI US
Weymouth Plymouth Quarry Granite Granite MA US
Wausau Red Granite Granite Granitic
Wausau Red Wisconsin Rose Red Quarry Granite Alkali-feldspar-granitic WI US
Vermont Verde Antique Vermont Verde Antique Quarry Marble Serpentinite VT US
Vermont Black Slate Slate
Verde Cavendish Marble Serpentinite
Vein Aleutian Marble SlimRock/Cedar Ridge Quarry Marble Marble AR US
Variegated Purple Slate Slate
Variegated Limestone Limestone
Unfading Red Slate Slate
Unfading Red Vermont Structural Slate Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Unfading Mottled Purple and Green Vermont Structural Slate Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Unfading Mottled Green and Purple Big Bear Slate Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Unfading Mottled Green and Purple Big Bear Slate Quarry Slate Slate NY US
Unfading Green Calder Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Unfading Green Vermont Structural Slate Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Unfading Green Calder Quarry Slate Slate NY US
Unfading Gray Calder Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Unfading Gray Calder Quarry Slate Slate NY US
Top Ledge Cottonwood Cottonwood Quarry Limestone Limestone KS US
TexaStone Pink TexaStone Quarries Limestone TX US
Texas Pearl TexaStone Quarries Limestone TX US
Texas Marble Marble
Texas Cordova Cream Armadillo Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Tennessee Pink Marble Limestone Limestone
Tennessee Light Rose Endsley Quarry Marble Limestone TN US
Tennessee Dark Rose Endsley Quarry Marble Limestone TN US
Tennessee Cedar Endsley Quarry Marble Limestone TN US
Stony Creek Norcross Brothers Granite Quarry Granite Granitic CT US
Stoke Hall Stoke Hall Quarry Quartz-based Graywacke DER GB
Statuario Colorado Marble Marble
Stanton Moor Dale View Quarry Quartz-based Wacke DER GB
Standard Gray (Maple Hill) B.G. Hoadley Quarries Limestone Limestone IN US
Standard Gray (C & H) B.G. Hoadley Quarries Limestone Limestone IN US
St. Bees Birkham's Quarry Quartz-based Graywacke CMA GB
Sioux Quartzite Jasper Stone Co. Quarry Quartz-based Quartzite MN US
Sioux Quartzite Jasper Stone Co. Quarry Quartz-based Quartzite SD US
Sierra Rose Granite Granitic
Seneca red sandstone Seneca Quarry Quartz-based Sandstone MD US
Semi-Weathering Gray-Green Slate Slate
Semi-Weathering Gray Slate Slate
Salem Limestone Limestone
Saint Cloud Granite Granitic
Rustic Buff Evans Quarry Limestone IN US
Royal Purple Slate Slate
Royal Danby Danby Quarry Marble Marble VT US
Redwood Granite Granitic
Purple Vermont Structural Slate Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Potomac Marble Limestone Limestone
Potomac Bluestone Granite Gneiss
Portland Brownstone Portland Brownstone Quarries Quartz-based Arenite CT US
Plaza Gray Gray Quarry Limestone KS US
Permian Sea Coral TexaStone Quarries Limestone TX US
Onondaga Limestone Limestone Limestone
Onaga Onaga Quarry Limestone Limestone KS US
Olympian White Marble Marble
Nor-Carla Bluestone Davidson Building Stone Mine Quartz-based Argillite NC US
Mountain White Marble Marble
Mount Airy Mount Airy Quarry Granite Monzogranite NC US
Mottled Gray-Black Fair Haven Quarry Slate Slate NY US
Mottled Gray-Black Fair Haven Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Montclair Marble Marble
Monks Park Monks Park Quarry Limestone Oolite WIL GB
Milford Pink Granite Granite Granitic
Lueders, Sea Fossil R.B. Lueders Limestone Co. Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Sea Fossil Lueders Limestone Co. Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Light Antique R.B. Lueders Limestone Co. Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Light Antique Lueders Limestone Co. Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Charcoal R.B. Lueders Limestone Co. Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Charcoal Lueders Limestone Quarry (Continental Quarries, Inc.) Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Charcoal Lueders Limestone Co. Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Carmel Lueders Limestone Co. Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Buff R.B. Lueders Limestone Co. Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Buff Lueders Limestone Quarry (Continental Quarries, Inc.) Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Buff Lueders Limestone Co. Quarry Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders, Antique Lueders Limestone Quarry (Continental Quarries, Inc.) Limestone Limestone TX US
Lueders Lueders Limestone Quarry (Continental Quarries, Inc.) Limestone Limestone TX US
Locharbriggs Locharbriggs Quarry Quartz-based Wacke DGY GB
Lee Marble Lee Marble Quarry Marble Marble MA US
Lazonby Lazonby Quarry Quartz-based Graywacke CMA GB
Jacobsville Sandstone [Jacobsville Sandstone Quarry] Quartz-based Sandstone
Indiana Gray Central Quarry Limestone Limestone IN US
Indiana Gray Limestone Limestone
Indiana Buff Central Quarry Limestone Limestone IN US
Indiana Buff Limestone
Imperial Marble Marble
Hudson River Bluestone Grippy Quarry Quartz-based Sandstone NY US
Hendricks Vermont Structural Slate Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Heathermoor Vermont Structural Slate Quarry Slate Slate VT US
Hawthorne Granite Adirondack Natural Stone Quarries Granite Granitic NY US
Harvest Gold Raducz Stone Corporation Quartz-based PA US
Hadrian TexaStone Quarries Limestone Limestone TX US
Greene County Greene County Quarry Granite GA US
Greene County Greene County Quarry Granite NC US
Grayson James River Slate Company Slate Slate VA US
Grayson James River Slate Company Slate Slate VT US
Granite Mountain Pink Granite Granitic
Fleuri Aleutian Marble SlimRock/Cedar Ridge Quarry Marble Marble AR US
Eureka Marble Marble
Elberton Granite Bluestone Quarries Granite GA US
Dolph Pond Granite Adirondack Natural Stone Quarries Granite Schist NY US
Darney Darney Quarry Quartz-based Wacke NBL GB
Danby Gray Marble Marble
Dakota Mahogany Whetstone Whetstone Quarry Granite Granite SD US
Dakota Mahogany Sunset Sunset Quarry Granite Granite SD US
Dakota Mahogany Brown Velvet Dakota East Quarry Granite Granite SD US
Crystal Stratus Marble Marble
Colorado Yule Colorado Yule Quarry Marble Marble CO US
Colorado Golden Vein Marble
Cockeysville Marble Marble Marble
Cherokee White Tate Quarry Marble CA
Cherokee White Tate Quarry Marble GA US
Chaco Canyon Sandstone Sandstone
Century Old Gothic Buff B.G. Hoadley Quarries Limestone Limestone IN US
Cedar Hill Cream TexaStone Quarries Limestone Limestone TX US
Carthage Marble Limestone Limestone
Canadian Black Slate Slate
Buckingham Buckingham Slate Quarry Slate Slate VA US
Bottom Ledge Cottonwood Cottonwood Quarry Limestone Limestone KS US
Blue Mountain Granite Adirondack Natural Stone Quarries Granite NY US
Bellingham Bellingham Quarry Granite Granite MN US
Bellingham Bellingham Quarry Granite Granite SD US
Barre Granite Granite Granitic
Aquia Creek Public Quarry at Government Island Quartz-based Sandstone VA US
Appalacian Green Marble Marble
American Bouquet American Bouquet Quarry Granite Granite SD US
Alcove Bluestone Quartz-based Wacke
Alabama Marble Marble Marble
Adirondack Granite Adirondack Natural Stone Quarries Granite NY US