Glensanda Quarry

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C. D. Gribble
Series: Geological Society, London, Geology of Series
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GOS4P.18
EISBN: 9781862393905
... shows that the annual production of sand and gravel has fallen slightly from 12 x 10 6 to about 10 x 10 6 tonnes per annum, and that hard rock production is now more than 23 x 10 6 tonnes per annum. It should be emphasized that a crushed rock granite quarry at Glensanda on Loch Linnhe which started...
Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1991
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1991) 24 (1): 75–76.
... . Glensanda digs into main quarry. Rock Products. Aug, 44 – 46 . Verney, R. B. (chairman) 1976. Aggregates: The Way Ahead. Report of the Advisory Committee on Aggregates. (HMSO, for Department of the Environment, London). Webb, P. 1988. Winning Sea-dredged Aggregates. The Institute...
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A. P. McKirdy
Series: Geological Society, London, Geology of Series
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GOS4P.20
EISBN: 9781862393905
... (the location of Glensanda quarry, Scotland’s only working superquarry), Kentallan and Walls (Shetland). These were ranked in order of their desirability from an environmental viewpoint and also on the suitability of the rock to be exploited. Case study: proposed superquarry at Lingerabay, South Harris...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.ENG.2001.017.01.02
EISBN: 9781862393790
... fully operational in the mid-1990s, the Glensanda super-quarry is scheduled to produce 7.5 million tonnes per annum of pale pink, medium-grained, porphyritic biotite-granite, which, on the evidence of test results, will yield low-shrinkage concreting aggregate suitable for most construction uses. Most...
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