St. George red granite: ‘column end’

Colour image of red rock with black, white and gray spots

St. George red granite: ‘column end’, Late Silurian to Devonian, St. George, New Brunswick, Collector: unknown. Natural stone has been used for thousands of years to create buildings and monuments. In the late 1800s New Brunswick red and black ‘granite from St. George was one of the best-known decorative stones in North America.

Unknown
New Brunswick Museum

St. George, New Brunswick, CANADA
Column length 20 cm
NBME 1152
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