A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground. A quarry is the same thing as an open-pit mine from which minerals are
Donnybrook Stone sandstone quarry, Donnybrook, Donnybrook-Balingup Shire, Western Australia, Australia : In the 1930s eight quarries operated in the area. Now there is one. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.