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monument Word or Phrase:CEMENTSTONE QUARRY *  
Definition:A site where cementstone nodules are extracted.

monument Word or Phrase:SERPENTINE QUARRY *  
Definition:A quarry for the extraction of Serpentine, a major metamorphic mineral which is easily polished and easily carved. A major variety, lizardite, is found in Cornwall.

monument Word or Phrase:LIMESTONE QUARRY *  
Definition:A site where limestone is extracted.

monument Word or Phrase:SANDSTONE QUARRY *  
Definition:A place where sandstone is excavated.

monument Word or Phrase:SOAPSTONE QUARRY *  
Definition:A quarry for the extraction of Soapstone (also known as steatite or soaprock), a metamorphic rock largely composed of the mineral talc and rich in magnesium.

monument Word or Phrase:GRANITE QUARRY *  
Definition:A site where granite is excavated.

monument Word or Phrase:GYPSUM QUARRY *  
Definition:A place where gypsum is extracted.

monument Word or Phrase:MARBLE QUARRY *  
Definition:A place where marble is extracted from the ground.

monument Word or Phrase:SILICA QUARRY *  
Definition:A place where silica or silicate, the most common mineral component of rock, is extracted from the ground.

monument Word or Phrase:QUARRY HOIST *  
Definition:Machinery for lifting pieces of stone or loaded trucks out of a quarry.

monument Word or Phrase:SHALE QUARRY *  
Definition:A place where shale, a laminated clay or silt which has been compressed by the weight of the rocks over it, is extracted from the ground.

monument Word or Phrase:SLATE QUARRY *  
Definition:A site where slate is quarried from the ground.

monument Word or Phrase:STONE QUARRY *  
Definition:An excavation from which stone for building is obtained by cutting, blasting etc.

monument Word or Phrase:ALUM QUARRY *  
Definition:A site where alum (hydrous sulphate or salt and alumina) is quarried.

monument Word or Phrase:QUARRY *  
Definition:An excavation from which stone for building and other functions, is obtained by cutting, blasting, etc.

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