Building Stones of the New York City Area

  1. Charles A. Baskerville,
  2. Nocholas K. Coch,
  3. Sidney Horenstein,
  4. Martin Prinz,
  5. John H. Puffer,
  6. Geneva R. Roberts-Dolgin and
  7. Dennis Weiss
  1. Sydney Horenstein

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT361p0002

Geology and Engineering Geology of the New York Metropolitan Area

Geology and Engineering Geology of the New York Metropolitan Area

How to Cite

Horenstein, S. (1989) Building Stones of the New York City Area, in Geology and Engineering Geology of the New York Metropolitan Area (eds C. A. Baskerville, N. K. Coch, S. Horenstein, M. Prinz, J. H. Puffer, G. R. Roberts-Dolgin and D. Weiss), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT361p0002

Author Information

  1. Department of Invertebrates, American Museum Of Natural History, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906010

Online ISBN: 9781118666777

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Keywords:

  • Grand central terminal;
  • Maclurites;
  • Paleontology;
  • Stony Creek granite;
  • Stratigraphy;
  • Travertine marble

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Introduction

  • Excursion stops Part 1. Building Stones

  • Part 2. Stone Processing

  • Part 3. Original Stone Samples for Grand Central Terminal

  • Part 4. Stone Quarry