Fossil Creek Flagstone Fossil Creek is a majestic quartzite sandstone quarried in northern New Mexico. It was formed 300 million years ago by water, not wind, the sandstones strength is an amazing strong 6200 psi, approximately. Similar flagstones located in nearby Arizona measure approximately 2500 psi.
Flagstone is priced by the pound, we can deliver this flagstone in any quantity you need for installing a flagstone walkway or patio.
This fine-grained sandstone can be used for flagging or paving walks, driveways, and patios. It can also be used as a wall stone or as stone veneer. Our stone is delivered on pallets and we offer both select and patio grades. This stone is also is available in ledge material, saw cut material and sometimes as boulders.
Standup and Patio flagstone that is 1" thickness is best installed on a concrete base with mortar and is typically are best install by an experienced mason. Standup and Patio flagstone that is 2" thickness is good with either a concrete base or a sand, gravel, decomposed granite or cement a base is easily installed in landscapes by people with basic home improvement skills.
There is always going to be slight variance of square footage from pallet to pallet even if the weights are similar. The square foot coverage per ton of flagstone will vary with each project. Designs of the project, the average stone thickness, size of joints, pattern cuts, waste etc. will effect area coverage.
When ordering use the Purchase Order function at checkout and enter ROCK as your payment method. This will allow you to create an order for a firm transportation quote without having to pay for it at this time. While we have posted transport rates, in many circumstances we are able to ship the order to you for less. You will be given a firm cost on the whole order within a few minutes to a few hours.