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Roxbury conglomerate


The Roxbury conglomerate, also known as Roxbury puddingstone, is a puddingstone or conglomerate stone once quarried at several locations throughout Roxbury, Massachusetts, now part of the city of Boston. This stone was frequently used to construct walls and house foundations throughout Boston and nearby Brookline.

Roxbury Puddingstone is the official rock of Massachusetts. [1]

Puddingstone Park is a neighborhood park built as part of the redevelopment of a former puddingstone quarry in the Mission Hill neighborhood of Boston.

See also


  1. ^ Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 2, § 22

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