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Natural Stone Industry Glossary

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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.