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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VEIN CUT 
The process where a quarried stone is cut perpendicular to natural bedding or cleavage.
VEIN 
A naturally occurring seam or layer of minerals different from the surrounding material.
VENEER 
A thin facing stone used for vertical coverings including exterior and interior walls and fireplaces.
VITRIFICATION 
The result of high temperature firing that causes grains and pores of clays to fuse.
VOUSSOIR 
A wedge-shaped or tapered stone used in an arch.
VUG 
A natural cavity in a rock sometimes lined with mineral crystals.