Where is asbestos mined?

Answer Asbestos is found mostly in the United States, Canada, South Africa, Eastern Europe and parts of the former Soviet Union. Chrysotile is the most common form of asbestos and is mined in Greece, Cypr... Read More »

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Where is granite mined?

The first granite to be mined in the United States was in Vermont, during the 1700s. By 1900, there were at least 60 granite quarries in Vermont. Today, there is only one fully operational quarry i... Read More »

Where is soapstone mined?

Most of the soapstone installed in the United States is mined in either the Mariana or Goias areas of Brazil. Soapstone is also mined in other parts of the world including Virginia, Finland, Vermon... Read More »

Where is red granite mined?

Granite is excavated from quarries all over the world. The country of origin can be determined by its color. Red granite typically comes either from Egypt or the U.S. Other colors in granite includ... Read More »

Where is moonstone mined?

Moonstone is a relatively common gemstone. It is mined in Myanmar and Sri Lanka, while more sources of moonstone are located in India, Brazil, Australia, Mexico, Tanzania and the United States.Sour... Read More »