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Public-images-osm logo.svg landuse = quarry
Surface mineral extraction
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
Useful combination
Status: De facto

A quarry, ie an area of land used for surface mineral extraction.


Place a node Node or draw an area Area around the quarry, and tag it as landuse=quarry.

Additional tags

  • name=* - the name of the quarry
  • operator=* - the company operating the quarry
  • resource=* - the mineral resource being extracted


This is one common point signature (to be used when mapped as a node, or when generalized) for quarries:

See also

For underground mining, see:

Related terms: ‹ quarry ›