Pottawatomie County--Lab Analyses

Data extracted from Table 1 in Bull. 1060-C; full table can be view on main Pottawatomie page.

Classification of material:Limestone
Location:NE NW SE sec. 15, T. 6 S., R. 12 E.
39.52861, -96.05905
Lithologic unit:Howe limestone member
Estimated amount
of material
(cubic yards)
Average thickness
Material Overburden
1,300 4 1.5 Fair
Authority for Test Data State Highway Commission of Kansas
Laboratory No. 38982
Date of Test 2-26-1940
Description of materials
Porus massive dark-gray to tan limestone that weathers cavernous. Satisfactory as aggregate under secs. 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, and 76 of 1937 specifications.
Laboratory Test Data
Weight per cubic foot
(pounds dry)
Specific Gravity
Comprehensive strength ratio
(figures in parenthesis refer
to numbered days)
Los Angeles abrasion
percent wear
Los Angeles grading  
Deval abrasion (rock)
percent wear
Freeze and Thaw Soundness
loss ratio (25 cycles)
Toughness 12
Absorption 2.3

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