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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Rock Sandstone Quarry

Rock Sandstone Quarry (United States)


Complex geological site in which the underlying bedrock is a metamorphosed sandstone generally referred to as Sioux quartzite, regarded as early Ordovician in age. Significant as center of Indian activity for centuries; used quarry for pipe stone and other stone artifacts. Was and continues to be used by the Indians as a source of materials important for various practical and ceremonial purposes.

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