Building Construction (Finishes - Stone)

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  • 1. 
    Assembled from natural quarried stone that has been cut to a specified shape, size, thickness. 
  • 2. 
    This rough finish is achieved by heating up the stone to a high temperature and then rapidly cooling it. 
  • 3. 
    Smooth satin finish is achieved by stopping the polishing process early
  • 4. 
    Highly reflective glossy finish is achieved through successive polishing with increasingly fine materials. 
  • 5. 
    Standard thickness of a dimension stone tile.
  • 6. 
    Typical size of dimension stone tile
  • 7. 
    Limestone is a _____________ rock. 
  • 8. 
    Variety of limestone that is more compact and often banded in appearance. Deposited by spring waters, and sold as marble in the building trade. 
  • 9. 
    Class of rock that has undergone a change in structure or composition due to natural agencies as heat and pressure. 
  • 10. 
    Class of rock formed by the crystallization of molten magma. 
  • 11. 
    A green to nearly black igneous mineral, copper carbonate, used as a highly polished veneer and form making ornamental articles. 
    • A. 

      Malachite

    • B. 

      Gneiss

    • C. 

      Serpentine

    • D. 

      Verd antique

  • 12. 
    Noting a pebbled or rippled stone finish produced by a slurry of water and hardened steel pellets in the sawing process
    • A. 

      Chat sawn

    • B. 

      Quarry faced

    • C. 

      Boasted surface

    • D. 

      Shot sawn

  • 13. 
    Reddish brown sandstone quarried and used extensively as a building material. 
    • A. 

      Bluestone

    • B. 

      Brownstone

    • C. 

      Obsidian

    • D. 

      Gneiss

  • 14. 
    Hard and dense and extremely resistant to scratching and etching. Very difficult to stain but available in many colors. Used for flooring, countertops and tabletops. 
    • A. 

      Marble

    • B. 

      Brownstone

    • C. 

      Granite

    • D. 

      Slate

  • 15. 
    Sandstone is made from quartz and ___________. 
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