Glageon Quarry (Le Cailloit Quarry), Avesnes sur Helpe, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Carrière de Glageon (Carrière Le Cailloit), Avesnes sur Helpe, Nord, Nord-Pas de Calais, France
Quarry in limestones of Frasnien (Upper Dévonian) age.
These very folded and fractured limestones contain calcite and dolomite. Occasionally one finds there also pyrite, marcasite, baryte and goethite.
The quarry produces aggregates for public works and concrete. Exploited since 1860. It is currently owned by the Company of the Careers Bocahut de Glageon which ensures the extraction and the marketing of the aggregate. The quarry site is closed, supervised and access is prohibited without authorization of the management.
8 entries listed. 8 valid minerals.
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