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A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, sand, gravel, slate and riprap are excavated from the ground. Quarried stone is a building material. India possess a wide and varied selection of quarried stone such as granite, slate, marble, limestone, sandstone, construction aggregate like gravel and sand, and quartzite. Laterite bricks are quarried in high quantities and are used for construction of houses and pavements.
Many of excavated stone such as granite, limestone, marble and sandstone are cut into numerous large slabs and then they are removed out of the quarry. These are found in various parts of the country - Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. Quarries are also located at some places in Gujarat, Karnataka, Orissa, Tamil Nadu, and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Also, they can be found in numerous other places in the country. The stone is obtained by the methods of digging, blasting and cutting.
The Indian stone industry has evolved into the production and manufacturing of blocks, flooring slabs, structural slabs, monuments, tomb stones, sculptures, cobbles, pebbles and landscape garden stones.
Dimension stones have left deep imprints on India’s architectural heritage. Several temples, forts and palaces of Ancient Indian Civilisation have been carved out of locally available stones. All major archaeological excavations have revealed exquisitely carved statuettes and carvings in stone.
The Indian green marble is found majorly in Kesariyaji near Udaipur, Rajasthan. This stone is famous all over the world, albeit with different names. It is exported to countries like Middle East, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asian countries.
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