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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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.