Stone and stone products
Bates, Robert L. Department of Geology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
- Dimension stone
- Crushed stone
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The term stone is applied to rock that is cut, shaped, broken, crushed, or otherwise physically modified for commercial use. The two main divisions are dimension stone and crushed stone. Other descriptive terms may be used, for example, building stone, roofing stone, or precious stone. See also: Gem; Rock
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