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Natural Resources
SCGS South Carolina
Geological Survey

Tour a Geologic Map - Southwest Columbia, SC

Granite Quarries

The granite quarries located along the Congaree River just south of the City of Columbia are actively being mined. Mineralogically, the granite consists of quartz, potassium feldspar, chlorite and biotite with accessory mineral phases.

Fall Line Granite Quarries