Modern society makes extensive use of rock materials for uses ranging from dam and road construction to building structure and facing. Some of the most interesting and colourful examples of geology can be found as polished dimension stone on kitchen benchtops.
Rocks to show: Hard rock fill for construction, blocks of building stone, raw and polished examples of dimension stone.
Rocks included in this theme
- Mt Gibraltar microsyenite, NSW
- Wandsworth volcanics, NSW
- Wombeyan limestone, NSW