Shouldice Stone

Shale Stone

Shale Stone conveys distinct impressions of legacy, permanence, protection and strength that you and your family will take pride in for years to come. With a striking, rounded rocky surface that creates a powerful, natural stone impression, Shale Stone creates a fabulous look matched only by Mother Nature herself.


  • Width: 3.5"

  • Height: 2.4" to 10"

  • Length: 4.3" to 20.2" 


  • Shale Stone is a quality Concrete Masonry Block Unit.

  • Shale Stone exceeds the CSA A165.2 Series-04 and the ASTM C-55-11 specifications.

  • Shale Stone will not flake or deteriorate whether it is used above grade, at grade or even below grade.

  • Pre-formed to noted sizes for ease of installation.

  • Maximum water absorption by mass not to exceed 8 percent.

  • Recommended to be installed with Type ‘N’ masonry cement (see TEK 9-1A Mortars for Concrete Masonry).

  • Manufactured using an integral water repellent agent which inhibits water absorption and efflorescence for a lifetime of performance.

  • Minimum compressive strength 4,000 PSI.

  • Recommended mortar joint 1/2″.

  • Cold weather construction – refer to installation guidelines.

  • Manufactured under U.S. Patent 4,335,549 and Canadian Patents 1,169,265 and 2,127,191.