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Sylvania Minerals Partners with Village of South Rockwood

Sylvania Minerals Quarry of Great Lakes Aggregates has formed a partnership with the Village of South Rockwood to build a new South Rockwood Library and Community Center. …

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Education

2019 Quarry Challenge

Video highlighting the 5K event that benefits Friends of the South Rockwood Library.

2018 Quarry Challenge – Sylvania Minerals Quarry

Written by Kerry Guiliano, President of the Friends of the South Rockwood Library   The two Caterpillar 775F & G 70-ton machines that held the finish line glistened in the sunshine early Sunday morning as Quarry Challenge runners geared up for their second annual run into the heart of Sylvania Minerals quarry. As 256 runners…

Friends of Mineralogy Visits Sylvania Minerals Quarry

Sylvania Minerals hosts the Friends of Mineralogy group annually. Specimens are collected and photos are taken of the different benches, minerals, and fossils. Below is a letter from Geologist Reggie Rose describing the trip:   Friends of Mineralogy Trip to Sylvania Minerals Quarry is a Success!   A total of 29 Friends of Mineralogy collectors…

Explaining Friends of Mineralogy

FM members do not just go into a quarry to collect nice specimens to take home. Our members like to know what they are collecting and the geologic environment in which it formed. Considering this, every field trip can be a learning experience for our members.

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