She gave the sack of groceries undue attention as she quarried Lisa.
The first marble quarry was opened in Dorset in 1785 and a second at Middlebury in 1805; and the first granite was quarried in 1812.
As quarried or mined free sulphur is always contaminated with limestone, gypsum, clay, &c.; the principle underlying its extraction from these impurities is one of simple liquation, i.e.
Luss has a considerable population, and there is some stone quarried near it.
Limestone is quarried at Buxton, Millersdale and Matlock for lime, fluxing and chemical purposes.
Topography And Antiquities The Attic plain, -ro ircSlov, slopes gently towards the coast of the Saronic Gulf on the south-west; on the east it is overlooked by Mount Hymettus (3369 ft.); on the north-east by Pentelicus or Brilessus (3635 ft.) from which, in ancient and modern times, an immense quantity of the finest marble has been quarried; on the north-west by Parnes (4636 ft.), a continuation of the Boeotian Cithaeron, and on the west by Aegaleus (1532 ft.), which descends abruptly to the bay of Salamis.
Granite and limestone are quarried in the vicinity.
From Seatoller in Borrowdale a road traverses Honister Pass (1100 ft.), whence it descends westward, beneath the majestic Honister Crags, where green slate is quarried, into the valley containing Buttermere (94 ft.
The famous Rutland marble is quarried in W.
The stony tufa (tufa litoide) is quarried as building-stone.
It was in these coast mountains of Algeria that the Romans quarried the celebrated Numidian marbles.
Marble is quarried; and at El Torcal, 6 m.
For such purposes, as also for use as mirrors, masks and labrets, it was extensively employed, under the name, of itztli, by the ancient Mexicans, who quarried it at the Cerro de las Navajas, or "Hill of Knives," near Timapan.
Marble of very fine quality and grain is extensively quarried and exported for architectural ornamentation and for furniture-making.
These are all quarried in the Pelew Islands, 200 m.
A thriving export trade is carried on in agricultural produce, condensed milk is manufactured, and slate is extensively quarried in the neighbourhood, while some coal is exported from the neighbouring fields.
Most of the houses are built of white stone quarried in the neighbourhood.
The material (limestone) was quarried on the spot.
The south wall of Epipolae, considerable remains of which exist, shows traces of different periods in its construction, and was probably often restored.2 It is built of rectangular blocks of limestone generally quarried on the spot, about 53 ft.
In this neighbourhood excellent building-stone is quarried, which was used for the foundations of the Houses of Parliament in London, and is despatched to all parts of England.
In the neighbourhood granite of a fine quality is quarried, and the town possesses rope and sail works, breweries, distilleries, flour-mills and tanneries.
In the south the granite core of this upland is revealed, and is quarried extensively about Bessbrook.
End of the temple is the fountain Glauce cut out of a cube of rock, apparently left standing when the material for the temple was quarried around it.
In France and Germany the method of filling the space left by the removal of the coal with waste rock, quarried underground or sent down from the surface, which was originally used in connexion with the working of thick inclined seams by the method of horizontal slices, is now largely extended to long-wall workings on thin seams, and in Westphalia is made compulsory where workings extend below surface buildings, and safety pillars of unwrought coal are found to be insufficient.
Limestone quarried in the same year was worth $124,690; and sandstone was valued at $39,216.
Many of the older buildings are of a brown sandstone, quarried in or near the city.