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This stone of Sharon Conglomerate was deposited in Geauga County by a glacier thousands of years ago. The high purity mineral (99.56 percent silica---the highest quality found in Ohio) was mined at Best Sand, a Chardon company founded in 1938 and a subsidiary of Fairmount Minerals. Best Sand has shipped their silica sand as far away as Saudi Arabia. This stone is engraved to celebrate Geauga County’s Bicentennial, 1806-2006. | Geauga

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Geauga.jpg - This stone of Sharon Conglomerate was deposited in Geauga County by a glacier thousands of years ago. The high purity mineral (99.56 percent silica---the highest quality found in Ohio) was mined at Best Sand, a Chardon company founded in 1938 and a subsidiary of Fairmount Minerals. Best Sand has shipped their silica sand as far away as Saudi Arabia. This stone is engraved to celebrate Geauga County’s Bicentennial, 1806-2006.

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