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Natural Stone Industry Glossary

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QUARRIED STONE 
A stone that has been removed from the natural planes in a quarry by use of machinery and tools.
QUARRIER 
The individual who works in a quarry.
QUARRY BLOCK 
A rectangular piece of stone that comes from a quarry.
QUARRY RUN 
In masonry, the general waste of unselected materials.
QUARRY SAP
The naturally occurring water or moisture present in stone when it is removed from the ground.
QUARRY 
A deep pit where stones or other materials are extracted.
QUARTER ROUND 
A convex molding.
QUARTZ 
A white or colorless mineral found in sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks typically responsible for the natural veins and streaks.
QUARTZATIC SANDSTONE
A metamorphic sandstone that consists of quartz fine grains that are cemented with silica.
QUARTZ-BASED STONE 
A sedimentary stone such as sandstone or a metamorphic stone as in quartzite.
QUARTZITE 
A compact, extremely hard granular rock that consists of quartz crystals. Most often it is quarried in stratified layers
QUEEN CLOSURE 
A brick that has been cut with a two-inch face dimension.
QUICKLIME 
A white crystalline oxide made from crushed limestone.
QUIONS 
The external angle in a building or wall.