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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 47

Free Stone

Free Stone.

About a mile from the town of Nanaimo, on Newcastle Island, a freestone quarry is worked. From this place the stone was supplied to build the new United States Mint at San Francisco, California. The stone is easily worked, hardens by exposure, and has all the appearance of a very fine grained granite.

There is plenty of marble in the province, but it has not yet been worked.