Stones of India
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India possesses a wide spectrum of dimensional stones that include granite, marble, sandstone, limestone, slate, and quartzite, spread out all over the country.
India is also amongst the largest producer of raw stone material and the sector is quite developed and vibrant in the South, as well as in Rajasthan and Gujarat, with a dedicated resource of entrepreneurs. India also has an indigenous resource of machinery and tool manufacturers which cater well to the demands of this sector.
The Indian stone industry has evolved into the production and manufacturing of blocks, flooring slabs, structural slabs, calibrated – ready to fix tiles, monuments, tomb stones, sculptures, artifacts, cobbles, cubes, kerbs [disambiguation needed], pebbles and landscape garden stones.
1 Tradition of Stones
2.5 Flaggy limestone
2.5.1 Limestone deposits in Andhra Pradesh, India
2.6 Other dimensional stones
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 Tradition of Stones
India’s long history, dating back to 3200 BC has been influenced considerably by the disposition, development and use of stones and other construction materials. Dimension stones have also left deep imprints on the architectural heritage of the country. Innumerable temples, forts and palaces of Ancient Indian Civilization have been carved out of locally available stones...Read More