Standard Silica Corporation

Call Number: 
0007
Date: 
1954
Notes: 

Mine entrance along west face of pit. Area being mined is under the plant and railroads. Zone being mined is coarser than the beds above and is at present a premium product. Southwest of Ottawa, SW/4, NE/4, 16-33N-3E, LaSalle County, Illinois;
1 photograph and negative;
May 11, 1954;
Photograph missing

Keywords: 

Hydraulic mining
Industrial minerals
Quarries--Sandstone--Illinois--LaSalle County
St. Peter Sandstone
Silica pit

Added Entries: 

Standard Silica Corporation

ID: 
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