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  • Industrial Minerals-Mines, Quarries, and General Resources ...

    Industrial Minerals-Mines, Quarries, and General Resources in Kansas 2008 Lawrence L. Brady Kansas Geological Survey ... sand and gravel, gypsum, and industrial products of cement (portland and masonry) and clay for bricks, structural clay products, and lightweight aggregate. ... This quarry is located in central Bourbon County in southeast Kansas.

  • Gypsum - Wikipedia

    Because gypsum dissolves over time in water, gypsum is rarely found in the form of sand. However, the unique conditions of the White Sands National Monument in the US state of New Mexico have created a 710 km 2 (270 sq mi) expanse of white gypsum sand, enough to supply the US construction industry with drywall for 1,000 years.