Extensive slate deposits were located in 1846 in nearby Fair Haven, and in 1850 more slate deposits were found in Middle Granville.
is a major slate quarry in the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog, north Wales.
The Hendreddu slate quarry opened in August 1868, on the north slope of Mynydd Hendre-ddu.
Moselle slate ("Moselschiefer") is a manufacturing and trade description for slate from the municipalities of Mayen, Polch, Müllenbach, Trier and its surrounding area.
The slate industry is the industry related to the extraction and processing of slate.
Historically, Willunga is well known for its slate industry, which began in 1840 when a farmer named Edward Loud found slate on his property and later that year opened the first slate quarry.
It also owned Alfred McAlpine Slate, which was the world's largest producer of natural slate.
Slate shingles are also called "slate tiles", the usual name outside the US.
However, by 2002 it was no longer economical to extract slate at Aberllefenni and the mine closed in 2003.
The quarry provided a source of Upper Devonian slate and Lower Carboniferous slates of a greyish green colour used predominantly for roofing.
Eugene Pincham left to run on the Harold Washington Party slate, and was replaced on the Democratic slate by Danny K.
Slate shingles may be simple in form but many buildings with slate siding are highly decorative.
Dolgoch slate quarry (also spelt Dol-goch slate quarry or Dol-gôch slate quarry) was a slate quarry in Mid Wales, approximately halfway between Bryn-crug and Abergynolwyn ([...] away from each of them).
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