Seneca sandstone: a heritage stone from the USA

  title={Seneca sandstone: a heritage stone from the USA},
  author={Carol A. Grissom and Emily M. Aloiz and Edward P. Vicenzi and Richard A. Livingston},
  journal={Special Publications},
  pages={163 - 176}
Abstract Seneca sandstone is a fine-grained arkosic sandstone of dark-red coloration used primarily during the nineteenth century in Washington, DC. Several inactive Seneca sandstone quarries are located along the Potomac River 34 km NW of Washington near Poolesville, Maryland. Seneca sandstone is from part of the Poolesville Member of the Upper Triassic Manassas Formation, which is in turn a Member of the Newark Supergroup that crops out in eastern North America. Its first major public use is… 
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