Tag Archives: marble

Local News
August 29, 2018

Romancing the stone in south-central Vermont

By Julia Purdy

Vermont is famous for its commercially valuable mineral resources, from marble, slate and granite to talc and calcium carbonate. But less well known is a rock that occurs throughout Vermont in the everyday landscape: schist.

Although schist does not feature prominently in…

Massive marble sculpture installed at Vermont Farmers Food Center
Local News
May 5, 2016

Massive marble sculpture installed at Vermont Farmers Food Center

By Royal Barnard RUTLAND —  Robert Black, president of the board of trustees of the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, introduced sculptor Nora Valdez and her creation “Borne,” April 30, to participants gathered for an event to celebrate the temporary installation of this monumental marble…