The purpose of this report is to provide information on the mining industry of Delaware as an essential component of a growing economy. The industry, particularly in sand and gravel mining, must deal with uneven regulation, land use competition, and environmental pressures. It is hoped that the information gathered here will assist planning and regulatory agencies as well as an interested general public in evaluating the role of the extractive mineral industry.
Please give proper credit to the Delaware Geological Survey.
Doyle, R.G. and Pickett, T.E. , 1981, Delaware's Extractive Mineral Industry: Delaware Geological Survey Open File Report R1
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