Where Is Slate Found?

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Slate stone is a fine grained, crystalline rock formed by the composition of mud and stone sediment. It is slate stone is found beneath the earth's surface. Most of commercial slate comes from the quarries in India, China, Africa, Brazil, USA and Italy.
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In BRazil United states AFrica Spain China.
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The principal minerals in slate are muscovite and biotite, chlorite (in flakes), and quartz.
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The slate industry is the industry related to the extraction and processing of slate. Slate is either quarried from a slate quarry or reached by tunneling in a slate mine. Common
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In the Earth/rocks and cliff etc . Best found where Volcanoes have been or are. The slate depends on the conditions. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slate
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Brazil is the largest producer of slate. You can also find slate in the Artic Circle, the United States, Maine, and New York. They all have slate mines.
Slate is found in many different countries such as United States, China, Africa, and Brazil. Slate can be found under the earths surface in the sand and silt layer beneath the soil.
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