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St. George red granite: sample


Colour image of red rock with black, white and gray spots with JENNIE engraved
St. George red granite: sample. Late Silurian to Devonian. St. George, New Brunswick. Collector: unknown. New Brunswick Museum (NBME 1100). Image width 18 cm. Natural stone has been used for thousands of years to create buildings and monuments. In the last century modern synthetic materials have replaced quarried dimension stone. Beginning in the 1870s New Brunswick red and black ‘granite from St. George was one of the best-known decorative stones in North America.