is an open excavation from which the stone is obtained by digging, blasting
or cutting. This process is called quarrying. The quarried stone is further
processed. The typical process after quarrying involve the following four
- Cutting/ sawing
- Surface grinding and polishing and
Once the processing is over, the stone is ready for further use. The
same procedure is followed for sandstone.
In India there are various sand stone quarries situated in Rajasthan,
Madhya Pradesh, few locations in - Gujrat, Orrisa, Karnatka, Tamil Nadu,
Andaman and Nicobar and many more places.