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Lochaline Silica Mine (United Kingdom)

Silica sand mine operated by Tarmac until 2008 when it closed with the loss of 11 jobs.
Mined a very pure sandstone which was then crushed into sand for use in glass making.

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Last updated May 18th 2016 by JMB
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Last updated March 25th 2009 by sparty_lea

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