Stones

quarrying-of-stones
Quarrying of Stones. Definition: Stones occur in the form of natural rock masses or layers on the surface. The process of extraction of suitable stones from their natural rock beds or layers is commonly called Quarrying of Stones.It differs from the mining of ores of metals in that whereas quarrying is...
types-of-rocks
In nature, there are different types of rocks available, i.e., rocks are classified into three categories, Geologically, chemically, and structurally. (1) Geological Types of Rocks. This classification is based on the mode or process of formation of a rock. Thus, some rocks may be formed from natural hot molten materials.Others may...
slates
Among the most commonly used building stones. The following types of stones are important.Granites. Traps, Limestones, Sandstones, Marbles, and Gneisses. You'll know all these types of stones in details here. Types of Stones. (1) Granites: A typical granite is an Igneous rock. Its essential mineral components are mineral Orthoclase and mineral Quartz....
dressing-of-stones
Stone found in nature, have to be quarried from their thick beds. After quarrying large pieces of stones, it is essential to break them into smaller sizes so that they can be used in buildings.The Dressing of stones is important so, that they are dressed into suitable shapes and...

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