Minerals of Virginia

Building Stones of Virginia

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Salt in Virginia

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Virginia Iron in the Colonial Era

sand and grave mining is most common in the loose sedimentary formations of the Coastal Plain
sand and grave mining is most common in the loose sedimentary formations of the Coastal Plain
Source: Virginia Department of Mines, Minierals, and Energy, "Mineral And Fossil Fuel Production In Virginia (1999-2003)," Sand and gravel extraction sites in Virginia with active permits during 1999-2003 (Figure 6)

all crushed stone operations are west of the Fall Line - on the Coastal Plain, gravel pits simply extract stone already crushed through natural erosion and transport
all crushed stone operations are west of the Fall Line - on the Coastal Plain, gravel pits simply extract stone already crushed through natural erosion and transport
Source: Virginia Department of Mines, Minierals, and Energy, "Mineral And Fossil Fuel Production In Virginia (1999-2003)," Map of crushed stone operations in Virginia with active permits during 1999-2003 (Figure 10)

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