NATURAL STONE INDUSTRY GLOSSARY

Glossary is usually defined as an alphabetical list of technical terms in some specialized field of knowledge. This Natural Stone industry glossary provides a collection of industry terms that define many products and technical terms. These terms are arranged alphabetically, but you can quickly jump to specific term by selecting its first letter from the index of the glossary below.

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KAOLINITE 
A mineral that is white or light gray comprised of aluminum silicate.
KERF 
A slit made by cutting with a saw blade.
KEY BLOCK 
The first block removed from a new ledge in a quarry that is removed by lateral shifting, undercutting or drilling.
KEYSTONE 
A wedge-shaped stone placed at the top of an arch.
KILN RUN 
Brick from a single kiln that have not been sorted or graded.
KILN 
An oven or furnace designed for firing clay or brick.
KING CLOSURE 
A brick that has been crafted to have one 2-inch end and one full-width end.
KNEELER 
A stone that supports inclined masonry projects as part of walls or other projects. May include cope stones.