Virtual Quarry Tour: Majestic Stone Quarry(OD)

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This one-hour virtual experience will feature an active granite quarry and allow you to see the stone in its original environment. Discover the history of the quarry, the geological components of the stone, and what makes it unique to this site. Stone professionals will provide technical information concerning stone installation, and you will discover creative applications and opportunities with a designer. Join us and connect with nature’s oldest building material!
Distance Learning
Course Equivalency
Campus Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learning Outcomes
Learning Objective 1:
An overview of an operating quarry in, and its history will highlight natural stone’s durability and sustainability and exemplify that utilizing natural stone in projects can benefit both user and nature.

Learning Objective 2:
Discover the geological composition of the granite harvested from an active quarry and the testing specifications available to ensure its properties are an accurate fit for certain installations and design.

Learning Objective 3:
By providing installation examples and recommendations from a technical stone professional, the attendee will gain an understanding of the stone’s attributes and its performance in specific environments for optimal performance.

Learning Objective 4:
An overview of the granite utilized in creative projects by a design professional will highlight aesthetic success in past installations and provide insight for future creative opportunities for the consumer.

Dacia Woodworth, Natural Stone Institute
Course Codes
Virtual Quarry Tour: Majestic Stone Quarry(OD)
Natural Stone Institute

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