The granular surface of stone resulting from gang sawing alone.
|Gauged Or Gauging||
A grinding process that results in the uniform thickness of all pieces of material to be used together.
A narrow glass-like streak occurring in stone; a joint plane that has been recemented by deposition of transluscent calcite in a crack and which is structurally sound.
The beginning course at grade level, generally waterproofed with a damp check or damp course.
The easiest cleavage direction in a stone. "With the grain" is the same as "natural bed." Also, the composition and texture of particles, crystals, sand, or rock.
A fine to coarse-grained, igneous rock formed by volcanic action and consisting of quartz, feldspar, mica, and accessory minerals. Granite-type rocks include those of similar texture and origin.
Stones that have been metamorphosed or otherwise so altered that they have assumed a distinctive greenish color owing to the presence of one or more of the following minerals: chlorite, epidote, or actinolite.
Mortar of pouring consistency.