blues tone


a bluish, argillaceous sandstone used for building purposes, flagging, etc.

1645–55; blue + stone Unabridged
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bluestone (ˈbluːˌstəʊn)
1.  a blue-grey sandstone containing much clay, used for building and paving
2.  the blue crystalline form of copper sulphate
3.  a blue variety of basalt found in Australia and used as a building stone

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