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An excavation from which minerals are obtained by cutting, blasting, etc. Use more specific term where known.

Freestone Quarry (Non-Preferred) | Quarry Workings (Non-Preferred)

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Term Note
EXTRACTIVE PIT Surface workings, including shallow shafts, lode workings, open-pit methods and quarrying including some mines of stone, clays, compounds etc. See also MINERAL EXTRACTION SITE. Linked Data resource