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Stone Glossary

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Term Definition
Natural Bed

The setting of the stone on the same plane as it was formed in the ground. This generally applies to all stratified materials.

Natural Cleft

This generally pertains to stones which are formed in layers in the ground. When such stones are cleaved or separated along a natural seam the remaining surface is referred to as a natural cleft surface.

Non-Staining Mortar

Mortar composed of materials that individually or collectively do not contain material which will stain; usually has a very low alkali content.