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QUARRY. A place whence stones are dug for the purpose of being employed in building, making roads, and the like.
     2. When a farm is let with an open quarry, the tenant may, when not restrained by his contract, take out the stone, but he has no right to open new quarries. Vide Mines. Waste.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Recently it signed a contract to provide 11 million tonnes limestone annually to India, to be used in steel factories for purifying the steel, a process requiring high quality limestone, and the stone quarried here is amongst the purest in the world.
The quarried slabs were thinned and shaped by bifacial flaking, then hammer-dressed on both faces to produce 'dressed' grindstone blanks (Figure 4), similar to those at the Innamincka quarries.
According to Duffe Elkins, director of sales for the Indiana Limestone Company of Oolitic, Indiana, the limestone for 15 Central Park West is coming from the Empire Quarry from a deposit just a few hundred yards away from where the same Indiana Limestone was quarried for use on the Empire State Building, which recently celebrated its 75th anniversary.