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Oakes, Malcolm C. Geology and Mineral Resources of Washington County, Oklahoma, Bulletin No. 62. Oklahoma Geological Survey, 1940.

Oakeshott, Gordon B. (Chief). California Journal of Mines and Geology. Vol. 54, No. 4, State of California, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mines, San Francisco, California, 1958.

Ober, Richard (ed.) At What Cost? Shaping the Land we Call New Hampshire: A Land Use History. Concord, New Hampshire: The New Hampshire Historical Society, 1992. (Includes information on stone walls.)

O'Brien, J. C. Mines and Mineral Resources of Trinity County, California, County Report 4. California Division of Mines and Geology, 1965.

Odom, Marianne, and Gaylon Finklea Young, The Businesses That Built San Antonio (Texas), Living Legacies, 1986. 192 pp. ISBN: 0934371008. (One of the topics is: One of the largest quarries in the united states operates around the clock on the outskirts of San Antonio.)

O'Harra, C. C. The Geology of Allegany County (Maryland). Maryland Geological Survey Allegany County Report 1, 1900. pp. 57-163.

Ohio Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Statistics. Annual Coal and Nonmetallic Mineral Report, with Directories of Reporting Firms, for 1954. Columbus, Ohio: 1955. 145 pp.

Ohio Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Labor Statistics. Annual Coal and Nonmetallic Mineral Report, with Directories of Reporting Firms, for 1962. Columbus Ohio: 1963. 201 pp.

Ohio Geological Survey. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio, vol. V., Economic Geology Columbus, Ohio: G. J. Brand & Co., State Printers, 1884.

Ohio Geological Survey. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio. vol. I, Geology and Paleontology, Part II Paleontology. Published by the authority of the Legislature of Ohio Columbus Nevins and Myers, State Printers, 1873.

Ohio Geological Survey. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio. Volume II Geology and Paleontology. Part I Geology. Ohio Geological Survey. Published by the Authority of the Legislature of Ohio Columbus Nevins & Myers, State Printers. 1874.

Ohio Quarries Company, The."Buckeye Gray" Sandstone. Cleveland, Ohio, 1921.

Ohio Quarries Company. The"Buckeye Gray" Sandstone Supplement.

Oklahoma Geological Survey. Handbook on the Natural Resources of Oklahoma. 1916, 96 pp. (Photographic subjects in the book include photographs of quarries, kilns, and mills throughout the state of Oklahoma.)

Olena, Ben F.Brownstone Revisited: The Hummelstown Brownstone Industry (Hummelstown, Pennsylvania),” by Ben F. Olena, in The Chronicle of the Early American Industries Association, Vol. 56, No. 3, September 2003, pp. 89-106. (Back issues of The Chronicle are available on DVD on the Early American Industries Association web site. You can also read “Brownstone Revisited: The Hummelstown Brownstone Industry” on findarticles.com, although the photographs are not included.)

Olmsted, Nancy, Resource Consultants. A History of Paving Blocks Along San Francisco’s South Beach Waterfront. Prepared for the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency, 1991, 41 pp.  (Subjects covered in this book include:  Basalt, Sonoma County, cobblestones, history of quarries and quarrying)

Omand, Donald, and John Porter. The Flagstone Industry of Caithness. Aberdeen: Department of Geography, University of Aberdeen, 1981.

"On the Chemical Composition of American Shales and Roofing Slates," Nature, vol. 72, 1905. 55-66.

"On the Paragenesis of the Allanite and Epidote as Rock-Forming Minerals," Amer. Jour. Sci., 3rd ser., vol. xxxviii, 1889. 225-228. (Abst.) Amer. Nat., vol. xxiii, p. 721. (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

"On Slate Waste," Quarry Managers' Journal, vol. 9, 1926. 172. (Citation from The Slates of Wales, by F. J. North, 2nd ed., pub. by the National Museum of Wales and by the Press Board of the University of Wales, 1927)

O'Neill, B. J., Jr. Atlas of Pennsylvania's Mineral Resources. Pt. 1, Limestones and Dolomites of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Bulletin M50, 1964. 40 pp. 6 maps.

O'Neill, B. J., Jr. Directory of the Mineral Industry in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Geological Survey, 4th ser., Information Circular 54, 1965. 85 pp.

O'Neill, Hugh E. Stone for Building. London: Heinemann, 1965. 198 pp.

O'Neill, L. S. Nonmetallic Minerals Needed for National Defense. (Pt.) 2, Abrasives. U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular IC 7168, 1941. 17 pp.

Oosterhuis, W.R. (edited by) Stone in Southern Africa. Paris: Unesco; Faenza: Gruppo Editoritale Faenza Editrice, 1999. ISBN:9231036203 Unesco, ISBN:8881380447.

Oriel, S. S. Geology and Mineral Resources of the Hot Springs Window, Madison County, North Carolina. North Carolina Division of Mineral Resources Bulletin 60, 1950. 70 pp.

Orton. (Areal report/reference on building stones in Ohio), Ohio Geological Survey, V, 1884, 1884. 578. (Citation from Economic Geology of the United States, by Heinrich Ries, 1907)

Orton, Edward. The Geology of Highland (County), Ohio. Ohio Geological Survey Report Prog.1870, 1871. pp. 253-310.

Orton, Edward Jr., E.M. and Samuel Vernon Peppel, B.Sc. The Limestone Resources and the Lime Industry in Ohio, Bulletin No. 4. Geological Survey of Ohio, Columbus Ohio, Springfield Publishing Co., July 1906, pp. 17-265.

Osborne, F. F. "Rift, Grain, and Hardway in Some Pre-Cambrian Granites, Quebec," Econ. Geology, vol. 30, 1935. 540-551.

Ostrom, Meredith E. Directory of Wisconsin Mineral Producers, 1968. University of Wisconsin-Extension, Geological and Natural History Survey Information Circular No. 12, Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin-Extension, 1970.

Overbeck, R. M. "The Geology and Mineral Resources of the West Coast of Chicago Island," United States Geological Survey Bulletin 692. United States Geological Survey, Washington, D. C.: Government Printing Office, 1919. 91+.

Overstreet, W. C., and Henry Bell, III. The Crystalline Rocks of South Carolina. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1183, 1965a. 126 pp.

Overstreet, W. C., and W. R. Griffitts. "Inner Piedmont Belt," in Russell, R. J., ed., Guides to Southeastern Geology, New York, Geological Society of America, 1955. pp. 549-477.

Owen, David Dale. Report on the Baltimore County (Maryland) Quarries. S. Doc. No. 23, 30th Congress, 1st sess. 25+.

Owen, David Dale. Seneca Creek Red Sandstone Study. Report of Board of Regents Smithsonian Institution, Jan. 6, 1848, Sen. Doc. 30th Congress, 1st Session, No. 23. 36-39 (Before the rock for the Smithsonian Institution was quarried, the area about Seneca Creek was visited and the quarries then opened were carefully examined by Dr. David D. Owen. The results of his study are included in the page numbers cited above. (From Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

Owen, Robert Dale. Hints on Public Architecture, Containing Among Other Illustrations Views and Plans of the Smithsonian Institution. Together with an Appendix Re (Entry from the Bibliography, The History of the Quarrying Industry chapter, of Maryland Geological Survey, vol. II, 1898.)

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