Virginia Mountain Stone
The following description is common for each stone unless otherwise noted.
Thickness: 1" — 2" (Thin) Veneer [Boulder Builder N/A]
3" — 5" (Thick) Building Stone
Shape & Size: Natural irregular, Saucer to Large Platter
Availability: Plentiful, palletized inventory (Primarily 1 ton pallet) ready for shipment or pick up from our STORE location in Bristol, VA. Other shipping options include flat bed semi, pick-up truck, or delivering locally (6 ton max) — direct from nature to your site.
Use: Landscape: edging, dry stacked borders, low free-standing walls, around drain culvert openings, garden accents, water features, etc.
Building: veneer home and building facades, foundations, retaining walls, fireplaces, etc.
Lay using Full-face method or Stacked method
We harvest a variety of stones from our own operations in Southwest Virginia. The Five main varieties are named for easy reference:
Tumbling Creek Sandstone
- Tumbling Creek Sandstone is a Sandstone Quartzite harvested from our quarry in Tumbling Creek, Virginia.
- Color varies from orange, rust, and few blacks.
- Core color is a buff/cream color.
- Calico is a Sandstone Quartzite harvested from the beautiful Clinch Mountains. Much like the Weathered Ridge, Calico also has a weathered surface. Our most popular veneer stone!
- Colors vary from light grey, few whites, browns, reds, tans, pinks, deep purples, and some blacks. Often has moss and lichen clinging to the outer surface.
- Core color varies from grey, white, red, and brown.
- Weathered Ridge is a Sandstone Quartzite that has fallen from the cliffs of Brumley Gap and its surface has obtained a weathered appearance.
- Color varies from grey, black, rust, deep purple, and brown.
- Core color varies from red, brown, and grey.
- Laurel Bed is a Sandstone Quartzite harvested from the cliffs of Saltville, Virginia.
- Color varies from olive green, tan, and rust.
- Core color is blue, blue/green, and some tans.
Boulder Builders (Only available in 3"-5" Building Stone)
- Boulder Builders is a Sandstone Quartzite hidden deep in the mountains of Saltville, Virginia. It has a bumpy like weathered surface. Our most popular building stone!
- Color ranges from grey, red, brown, pink, red, tan, rust, and purples. Usually covered in moss and lichen.
- Core colors range from white, brown, tan, and red.