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State Rock

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 Rock: Yule marble.This  white  marble  is comprised of almost pure calcite grains tightly joined  to give it  a luminous qualityYule marble can be seen on the floors of the State Capitol and was also used in the Lincoln Memorial, t he Washington Monument, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Members of a Girl Scout Troop from Lakewood worked to gather the information that resulted in the designation of the state rock on March 9, 2004.


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