The different types of Stones are obtained from the quarries and it is a natural material for construction purposes. We use it to construct different components of building such as retaining walls, foundations, lintels, roofs, and floors, etc and also for the construction of bridges and dams.
Stones are obtained from rocks and rocks form in the portion of the earth crust having no defined chemical composition and also have no definite shape and sizes.
Stones are classified into three main different types depending
1- Types of stones according to geographically
1- Igneous stones
From the solidification of the molten mass of lava, these stones are generally formed. They are laying below or above the earth surface.
- It is formed after the colling of lava (magma).
- It has crystalline glossy or fused texture.
- Metamorphic or Igneous rocks make up to 90 to 95% 16 km of the top Earth’s crust by its volume.