South Bay Quartzite Wall Stone

Unit of Sale: Ton
A Quartzite Sandstone that lends a coolness to a home, in or outdoor, as well as warmth to a cabin deep in the woods. This stone contains some of the most varying sizes and colors available at Landscape Products. The material is predominantly a whitish tan color with some light grays. Also throughout there are blends of yellow, gray, brown, white and many shades in between. Also available in Uniform Rise Wall Stone and Irregular Flagging for patio and walkway surfaces that look great with a matching retaining wall.

Dry Stacked Natural Stone Walls add a timeless beauty to your landscape.

If built properly, Dry Stacked Natural Stone Walls will last for hundreds of years with no maintenance.

Dry Stacked Natural Stone Walls become stronger over time as interlocking stones and gravity settles the walls.

Dry Stacked Natural Stone Walls won’t fade and its beauty is only enhanced by time.

Construction of Dry Stacked Natural Stone Walls can be done in almost any weather because there’s no mortar and the materials are all natural.


Type - Natural Face and Broken Edge Wall StoneType - Uniform Rise Wall Stone
Thickness - Ranging from 3" to 12"Thickness - Ranging from 3" to 5"
Facing Area - 1/4 Sq. Ft. to 3 Sq. Ft. PlusFacing Area - 1/4 Sq. Ft. Plus

Natural Retaining Wall Stone: Yield Calculation Instructions

Packaging & Handling

Palletized with wire wrapping and weighs an average of 1-1/2 tons per pallet. Flatbed delivery trucks have piggyback fork lifts for easy site placement.



Type - Natural Face and Broken Edge Wall Stone

Yield Calculation
Wall Type Wall Height Required Thickness Square Feet Per Ton
A 3 Ft. + 24" 9
B 2-3 Ft. 18" 12
C 2 Ft. or Less 12" 18

Example Wall: Wall is 18 feet long, 30 inches high and 18 inches thick (Note: Include in wall height any portion of wall required to be buried below ground.)

Step 1: Determine type of wall that you are building Select wall type row A, B or C from the above chart based on the wall's height. Find the wall's material yield which is calculated as Square Feet per Ton Example Wall is a Type B wall which has a yield of 12 Square Feet per Ton. (Note: Make sure thickness of wall at it's base is as indicated on above chart.)

Step 2: Determine tons of wall stone required to build wall Square Feet of Wall ÷ Square Feet per Ton = Tons of Wall Stone 45 Square Feet ÷ 12 SF per Ton = 3.75 Tons of Stone

Step 3: Calculate square footage of wall (Wall's Face) Length of Wall x Height of Wall = Square Feet of Wall 18 feet long x 2.5 feet high = 45 Square Feet (Note: Make sure wall length and height are both calculated in feet.)

South Bay Quartzite Wall Stone