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PB4246D. Building Stones of Central Texas - Downloadable PDF

PB4246D

PB4246D. Building Stones of Central Texas, by V. E. Barnes, R. F. Dawson, and G. A. Parkinson. 198 p., 18 figs., 6 plates, 1942 [1947]. Downloadable PDF; not available in paper format.

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PB4246D. Building Stones of Central Texas, by V. E. Barnes, R. F. Dawson, and G. A. Parkinson. 198 p., 18 figs., 6 plates, 1942 [1947]. Downloadable PDF; not available in paper format.


Excerpted from the Contents
Part I
   Introduction
   Pre-Cambrian building stone
      Igneous group
          Granites
          Basic rocks (predominantly non-quartzose)
      Metamorphic group
          Marbles
          Soapstone
          Amphibolite and epidote rock
          Gneiss

   Paleozoic building stone
       Sandstone
       Marbles
       Limestones
       Serpentine
       Travertine and onyx marbles

Part II
   Physical tests
   Bibliography

18 Figures
6 Plates (1 in pocket of book)


Keywords: building stone, construction materials, igneous rock, granite, marble, soapstone, gneiss, amphibolites, epidotes, limestones, serpentine, travertine, Central Texas, Texas


Citation
Barnes, V. E., Dawson, R. F., and Parkinson, G. A., 1942, Building Stones of Central Texas: University of Texas, Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology and Technology, Publication 4246, 198 p.