Canadian Natural Stones : Commercial Names Of Quarried Stones
  • Below you will find a list of recognised commercial names of quarried stones in Canada in English and French. Most are "Granites" however there is also Slate, Sandstone, Basalt, Limestone, Pudding stone, Gneiss, Marble, Metasilicic and Quartzite.
  • We have images of many of these if you wish to confirm a material name and for many we also have popularly used alternative names. We also have the technological information for most of them too.
  • any further trading names for listing.
  • A
  • abbey rose, acajou, adair blue-gray striated also known as Hope,Bay, Grey Amabel, adair blue-grey fleuri also known as Hope Bay, Grey Amabel, adair marble, adair sepia fleuri also known as sepia fleuri, alabaster white marble, albert head, algonquin blue, algonquin brown also known as Algonquin, alpine summer, Ambassador Red Sandstone, amherst red sandstone, amisk lake mottled red, amisk lake red, anticostie, antinouri lake, apica, aqua mist, arctic blue, arctic gray arctic white, argenteuil, arctic white, ash brown also known as rose cendré, ash rose also known as rose cendré, ashigami, astra, atlantic black also known as noir atlantique, atlantic green also known as vert atlantique, atlantic mist granite, atlantic mist grey also known as atlantic mist gray, atlantic pink, atlantic pink also known as rose atlantique, atlantic red, auburn, autumn brown also known as newton, autumn brown also known as newton, autumn taupe

  • B
  • bass river, basset lake black, battersea red, beaverdell, belley black also known as noir belley, belley black, belmont rose also known as havelock pink, beluro, berube, betchouan also known as betchouan violetta, violetta, beverly white also known as mountain white, bigwood granite, birch white also known as ecorce de bouleau, black daniel, black diamond also known as dana black, river valley black, gibson black, black eramosa, black gneiss, black river white blackforest, bleu atlantique also known as atlantic blue, bleu ciel, bleu foncé, bleu pale, blue eyes also known as reflect blue, ten mile bay, blue-green jeannois also known as bleu-vert, jeannois, borney black, boudreau grey, boudreau tan, bourgeois, bridgeman lake, bridge lake pink brookfield white granite, brookville, broughton classique, broughton hard, brown sandstone, brown-grey sandstone, brun automne also known as autumn brown, brun castor also known as beaver brown, brun ducharme, brun garry, buckhorn grey also known as gull river, buckhorn grey, buckhorn red, burrard inlet, butler grey also known as moonglow

  • C
  • calcaire st marc also known as calcaire saint marc, saint marc des carrieres, st marc des carrieres, st-marc limestone, caledonia, caledonia nara also known as nara brown, Caledonia Olive Sandstone, caledonia original also known as caledonia medium, cambrian black, canada rose, canadian black also known as peninsula black, angler black, marathon black, canadian granite, canadian mahogany also known as red deer brown, canusa grey also known as gris canusa, capreol breccia, caribou green, carmanah black, carswell, cascade coral, cascade coral, Cascapédia (a red bréchia), central ontario, chambord, chamois joel, charcoal grey, cheminis grey, chipewyan pink, chipewyan red, classic blue-green, cobble hill, cold spring black, coral dawn also known as spoon island pink, cornwall black also known as gull river, riviere gull, credit valley, credit valley grey also known as credit valley buff, credit valley red, cristaline vert, crystal gold, crystal green, crystal green

  • D
  • dalmatian also known as hagar black, dark blue pearl, dark caledonia also known as caledonia foncé, dark rideau red also known as gananoque red, dark steel, dawson mountain, deer brown, deer brown d.d. also known as deer brown dark dark, denare red, denman island, deschambault lake, desert sand also known as desert sable, diamond brown also known as newton, autumn brown, diamond gray, digdeguash, dicus lake, dome creek, Dorchester Buff Sandstone also known as Nova Scotia Stone, Dorchester Tan Sandstone, dunamagon, dupuis stone

  • E
  • el tigre, eldee black satin also known as mclaren bay mica stone, eldee red canadian sunset also known as mclaren's bay mica stone, eldee seamist green also known as mclaren's bay mica stone, emerald green, emeraldo, emrose, eramosa, estate buff

  • F
  • fairmont mahogamy, fond de mer, fox island also known as granite island, kelly island, fox island granite, franquelin red also known as rouge franquelin, frosty green also known as vert givré

  • G
  • gaboriault, gabriola island, Galasy blue (alternative to Atlantic blue), gallix, garibaldi golden, garibaldi grey, georgetown grey also known as whirlpool, median grey, gris de medina, georgetown red also known as whirlpool, medina red, forks of the credit, glacier green also known as trinity green, glacier white also known as island white, glenogle, goose arm road, gore bay grey also known as hercules stone, granger grey, granite island, granville also known as saguenay pink, green leaf, gres basque pink also known as gres basque rose, gres basque red also known as gres basque rouge, grès de St-Canut, Grès vert de Cacouna-green sandstone, grey granite, grey slate, grey/black, griffith white also known as moonstone white, blanc pierre de lune, gris st sébastien , gris de stanstead also known as stanstead grey, gris cendré

  • H
  • handdington, handdington island, harama breccia, harama tramonto, hardy island, harmonie d'automne also known as autumn harmony, hartfield, hodges hill brown, hodges hill pink, hues of heather

  • I
  • imperial black, ingelwood piebald also known as inglewood piebald, island lake grey

  • J
  • jacobsville red also known as sault ste-marie red, root river, lake superior, jacobsville jan lakr ornemental black, jaune adirondack, jaune marbré, jaune pale, jervis inlet, johnson lake grey, jones brown also known as red deer brown, brun de red deer, jones red also known as wonderland red, wonderland lake, rouge de wonderland, lac wonderland

  • K
  • kennedy, kenora sage, kenora yellow also known as rush bay, ketepec, killarney pink also known as killarney tweed, bell lake, kingston cream also known as kingston yellow, kingston hue, rustic hue, kingston limestone, kingston orange also known as kingston hue, rustic hue, Kodiak brown-brun kodiak, koksilah island, kruger lake red

  • L
  • la canadienne also known as unfading blue & black, glendyne slate, glendynes slates, labrador black, labrador dream, labrador rainbow, lac du bonnet also known as canadian mist, colonial rose lakefield grey also known as gull river, laurentian pink also known as rose laurentien, laurentian pink, laurentide green also known as vert laurentide, vert laurentien, laurentide green also known as vert laurentien, laurentide green, lavigne pink also known as west bay ledge road, lee river orange, light rideau red, lumsden, lunenburg grey, lyndhurst black, lyndhurst pink also known as lyndhurst rose

  • M
  • magpie brown also known as magpie, majestic blue also known as catherine blue, maligne lake ornemental banded black-pink, marathon brown also known as canadian brown, brun canadien, marathon red also known as canadian red, coldwell red, rouge canadien, rouge de coldwell, marbre de calumet, massey black also known as unique black, noir unique, matawin green, mcnab creek mcnally lake mottled buckskin, mcrobbie lake red, meditation brown also known as meditation, midnight blue also known as bleu minuit, midnight blue, minaki red also known as syenite rouge de minaki, mirage also known as st-charles white,Miramichi Sandstone, missisquoi black, missisquoi green also known as missisquoi vert, missisquoi grey also known as missisquoi gris, missisquoi grey-green also known as missisquoi gris-vert, missisquoi light green, missisquoi vert-rose, missisquoi white mona lisa, morning mist, moosehill green, mountain white also known as beverly white, muskoka muskoka, muskoka peach, muskoka pink, mystic lake 'milky way' granite, mystic lake 'verde antique

  • N
  • nelson island black, nelson island blue gray, nelson island gray, new glasgow, new new also known as caledonia moyen, new new also known as caledonia moyen, new royal green, newcastle island, newfoundland heather also known as trinity heather, newfoundland pink, newfoundland plum red also known as trinity plum red, newfoundland variegated also known as trinity variegated, newport, newton also known as autumn brown, automn brown, newton also known as brun newton, neyrick lake light, neyrick lake medium, neyrick lake dark, noelville brown also known as pure lake, lac pure, noir cambrien, noir cambrien also known as black onyx, noir montpellier, noir nordique also known as nordic black, noir taillon also known as peribonka, noir canadien, nordic brown also known as brun nordique, nordic green, nordic red also known as rouge nordique, rouge nordix, nordic river also known as rose riviere, north atlantic black, northern black, northern lights crushed blend also known as McLaren's Bay Mica Stone, northern mahogany, northern mist northern ruby

  • O
  • ocelot, okanagan sunset, olive grey also known as wallace olive grey, wallace sandstone, orange gneiss, orilla red also known as rama red, rouge de rama, orion

  • P
  • pabineau, pacific pearl, pacific rose also known as okanagan, parry sound, parry sound grey also known as mill lake stone, muskoka stone, lac mill, pierre de muskoka, paskatoo, pedro black, peerless black, pelletier lake ornemental banded black-pink, peribonka also known as noir peribonka, peribonka black, canadian black, noir canadien, petites, Picasso (similar to Magpie), pictou, pikauba, pinawa amber, pine green, pink granite, pink madoc, pokiok, polar jade, polychrome, portage du fort, power, prairie gold, prairie green, prairie green also known as vert prairie, prairie rose also known as manitoba prairie rose, prairie taupe

  • Q
  • quarryville, Quarryville Sandstone, queenston

  • R
  • ragged falls, raven black, rawcliffe, red deer brown, red diamond also known as diamant rouge, diamond red, red granite, red malaspina, redditt yellow also known as premiere, golden rod, forgotten lake yellow, baguette doree, jaune de lac forgotten, regal, regina, rex, rideau red, rigaud, river bend grey, riviera also known as grand caledonia, gran caledonia, robson rose, rock lake, rockery, rockway valley, Rose Astra- Astra Pink, Rose Cendré-Ash pink, rose riviere also known as nordic river, royal auburn, royal canadian red also known as canadian rose, rouge royal canadien, majenta, royal pink, ryerson

  • S
  • sable black, sable pink, sablon green, sackville, sagami also known as sagamie, sagami, saguenay brown, saguenay red, sahli green, sahli tiger striped red, saltspring island, saturna island, sawene, Scotch Brownstone, scotia black, scotia blue-gray, scotia grey granite, scotia jade, scotia mix, scotia rainbow, Scotia Red Sandstone, scots green, scots grey, scots red, scotsburn buff, seal cove pink, seal cove red, sediesh creek, senesun, sepia striated also known as amabel, adair sepia striated, shediac, shediac olive grey, sienna red also known as mahogany, chestnut, sienna red, silver grey, silver grey granite, silver star also known as gris de Cheminis, silverwater, simpson island brown also known as pass lake, sibley, snowhite also known as blanc neige, sonata, spoon island grey, spring green also known as vert printemps, st andre green also known as vert st andre, st george, st lawrence green also known as vert st laurent, st pierre de broughton also known as pierre de broughton, luzenac, st sebastien grey also known as gris st sebastien, stalechuck creek, stanstead grey also known as gris de stanstead, stein lake, stirling grey, sumas sky, sunset rose

  • T
  • tadoussac, tadoussac also known as bergeronnes pink, coral pink, temagami pink, temagami pink also known as temagami, texada island, thorne white also known as thorne brillant, tlupana blue, topsail green, trinity custom, trinity slate, tsitika grey, tweed blanc, tweed gris, tweed perle, tweed pink, tweed rainbow, tweed vert, tweed vert pink, tyndall stone

  • U
  • unfading black, unfading grey/green, unfading mottled purple

  • V
  • valde's island, valley rose, venus, venus black also known as noir venus, venus black, vermillon pink also known as vermillon bay pink, morning rose, cinnamon, mountain rose, north american pink, vert nordix, vert island red also known as sibley

  • W
  • weathering sea green, west coast white, whistler white, white marble, whiteshell, whitewater whitewater classico, wiarton black, wiarton dark brown, wiarton dark brown also known as ledgerock, eramosa, wiarton stone, wiarton dark brown also known as beige pebble top, wiarton light brown, wiarton light brown also known as owen sound stone, ledgerock, eramosa, rustic stone, wiarton stone, wiarton light grey, wiarton light&dark brown, wild pink also known as rose sauvage, winblack, wingrey, winneway beige also known as beige winneway, Winneway pink or buff Rose où beige Winneway, winneway rose also known as rose winneway

  • Y
  • yale cream

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