WV Energy / Natural Resources

Sandstone in West Virginia

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Explore WVGES’ “Sandstone” Website – (last updated in 2012)


“Each year West Virginia quarries produce between 1,500,000 and 2,000,000 tons of sandstone. . . “

Continue reading at WVGES’ “WV Geology-Sandstone” Website – (last updated in 2004)


“The State’s principal commercial sand and gravel deposits occur in and along the Ohio River. Commercial extraction is from dredging the river channel and land-based operations on the river terraces. . .”

Continue reading at WVGES’ “WV Geology-Sand and Gravel” Website – (last updated in 2004)

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