In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- New surfaces are made from chemical compounds and are designed to mimic granite, limestone, marble, slate, or soapstone.
- It includes a variety of rocks, such as basalt, granite, gneiss, quartzite, slate, and schist.
- Higher, steeper slopes of the Vosges have thin topsoil, with subsoils of weathered gneiss, granite, sandstone, schist, and volcanic sediments.
- Finally the hardest stones such as granite and porphyry require the most tempered steel tools.
- The most handsome and timeless of materials is stone such as marble, granite, limestone, or slate.
- The temple was made from 2 differed types of stone: limestone and granite.
- In a wash below the homesteads is a tool making site… discarded flints of granite, quartz and calcrete ornament the bare sandy soil.
- Jim purchases crushed granite and then remoulds the granite into specific products, with their own individual style and look.
- These domes are composed of pelitic schists and gneisses folded around a core of K-feldspar granite and granitic gneiss.
- I have used granite, sandstone and quartz type rocks and am continually placing rocks in various parts of the gardens to harness energies.
- They are typically produced from limestone, crystalline rocks (including granite and dolerite), and sandstones.
- Cutting limestone and hard granite into huge blocks for building and carving sculptures in the round without the use of iron tools is an extremely difficult feat.
- Limestone, granite, and marble are the most commonly used building stones.
- I spent a lot of time on the beach picking up little pieces of mica and quartz and granite that I thought looked interesting.
- The views from these heights are simply stunning, with glacial ice fields and granite peaks as far as the eye can see.
- This technique would, however, have been unsuitable for the extraction of harder stones such as granite.
- Pine units are fitted at ground and eye-level, topped by granite worktops and a tiled splashback.
- Geologically, all three are granite and each of them has been rich in mineral deposits now largely exhausted.
- Limestone, granite and marble are frequently used to create simple, bowl-shaped designs that have a strong sculptural presence.
- Some gem minerals have crystallized directly from igneous rocks other than granite; peridot is a good example.
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