In mining department, silica sand (quartz sand) and musslestone are extracted.
• Silica Sand is used in potable water filtration, railroads as antiskid material, construction chemicals and horse race tracks.
• Musselstone is a compact stone that consist of limestone, silica and fossil sediment (mussels), in light beige colored, highly or partly porous according to its formation. Musselstones have been used frequently in artistic works that require aesthetic, elegance and art such as interior spaces, coves, columns, jambs, exedras, wall copings, fire places, landscaping, reliefs, crown gates, portal, altars, minibars, birdhouses, benevolence stones. Nowadays, it is used for restoration of historical buildings, and in new buildings, kiosks, villas waterfront residences, garden walls, walking trails, and in similar places.