ⓘ List of decorative stones. This is a geographical list of natural stone used for decorative purposes in construction and monumental sculpture produced in variou ..

                                     

ⓘ List of decorative stones

This is a geographical list of natural stone used for decorative purposes in construction and monumental sculpture produced in various countries.

The dimension-stone industry classifies stone based on appearance and hardness as either "granite", "marble" or "slate".

The granite of the dimension-stone industry along with truly granitic rock also includes gneiss, gabbro, anorthosite and even some sedimentary rocks.

Natural stone is used as architectural stone and as raw block and monument stone for the funerary trade. Natural stone is also used in custom stone engraving. The engraved stone can be either decorative or functional. Natural memorial stones are used as natural burial markers.

                                     

1. Asia

Pakistan

Pakistan has more than 300 kinds of marble and natural stone koi b nahi ain ios:

Iran

Iran has more than 250 kinds of marble, travertine, onyx, granite, and limestone.

                                     

2. Europe

France

  • Pierre de Jaumont
  • Pierre dEuville
  • Caen stone
  • Pierre de Comblanchien, see also Cote dOr escarpment
  • Tuffeau stone
  • Limestone

Italy

  • Pietra Serena
  • Peperino
  • Portoro Buono
  • Carrara marble
  • Travertine

Poland

  • Sandstone
  • Radkow
  • Szczytna
  • Skala Rock
  • Czaple Heron
  • Kielce
  • Limestone
  • Debnik
  • Strzegom
  • Strzelin
  • Granite
  • Kosmin
  • Syenite, Granodiorite
  • Przedborowa
  • Serpentinite
  • Naslawice
                                     

2.1. Europe France

  • Pierre de Jaumont
  • Pierre dEuville
  • Caen stone
  • Pierre de Comblanchien, see also Cote dOr escarpment
  • Tuffeau stone
  • Limestone
                                     

2.2. Europe Poland

  • Sandstone
  • Radkow
  • Szczytna
  • Skala Rock
  • Czaple Heron
  • Kielce
  • Limestone
  • Debnik
  • Strzegom
  • Strzelin
  • Granite
  • Kosmin
  • Syenite, Granodiorite
  • Przedborowa
  • Serpentinite
  • Naslawice
                                     

2.3. Europe United Kingdom

  • Clunch
  • Chalk
  • Granite
  • Aberdeen granite
  • Flint
  • Ancaster stone
  • Beer stone
  • Portland Independent Bottom Whitbed
  • Portland Bowers Saunders Whitbed
  • Portland Independent Basebed
  • Cotswold stone Oolitic limestone
  • Corallian limestone
  • Portland Hard Blue
  • Ketton Stone
  • Portland Admiralty Roach
  • Frosterley Marble
  • Limestone
  • Portland stone
  • Forest marble
  • Magnesian Limestone
  • Portland New Independent Whitbed
  • Portland Grove Whitbed
  • Portland Bowers Lynham Whitbed
  • Portland Independent Top Whitbed
  • Clipsham stone
  • Barnack rag
  • Portland Bowers Basebed
  • Purbeck marble
  • Catcastle
  • Ravensworth
  • Yorkstone
  • Blaxter
  • Hall Dale
  • Heavitree stone
  • Banktop
  • Dunhouse Buff
  • Corncockle
  • Locharbriggs
  • Bearl
  • Corsehill
  • Sandstone
  • Haslingden Flag
  • Dunhouse Blue
  • Slate
  • Skiddaw Slate
  • Welsh Slate


                                     

3. North America

Canada

  • Anorthosite
  • Charnockite
  • Diabase
  • Diorite
  • Granite
  • Gabbro
  • Gneiss
  • Limestone
  • Marble
  • Monzonite
  • Sandstone
  • Slate
  • Steatite Soapstone
  • Stromatolites
  • Syenite

Mesoamerica

  • Tezontle - a volcanic rock used in Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican architecture.
  • Archaeological sites with tezontle structures are located in present day Mexico and northern Central America.

United States

  • Austin limestone – a marble-like stone widely used as a building stone for interior and exterior wall cladding and interior and exterior paving
  • Brownstone, a type of Triassic sandstone
  • Granite, extensively quarried in Vermont, Georgia and New Hampshire
  • Black granite – a common trade name for gabbro used as architectural material


                                     
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