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The 300-million-year-old sandstone and quartzite, 35-foot ledges offer some 50 climbing routes as described on climbmidwest.com.
Siliceous stones include granite, slate, quartzite, soapstone, and sandstone.
The statue, made of quartzite, was found in several pieces in Cairo’s Matariya enclave.
Devil's Lake State Park south of Baraboo features 500-foot gray-pink quartzite bluffs and rock formations around the 360-acre Devil's Lake.
But statues like the colossus were cast aside because they were made from quartzite.
Brazilian quartzite, lighted from behind, covers a wall, while other panels were formed by molten bronze poured over fabric to create swirling patterns.
Natural stones include granite, soapstone and quartzite (just as lovely as marble).
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Origin and Etymology of quartzite
First Known Use: 1823See Words from the same year
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