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:SW NW NW sec. 32, T. 7 S., R. 9 E.
39.40405, -96.44455
Lithologic unit:Cottonwood limestone member
Estimated amount
of material
(cubic yards)
Average thickness
Material Overburden
23,500 4.2 4 Good
Authority for Test Data State Highway Commission of Kansas
Laboratory No. 48954
Date of Test 11-29-1945
Description of materials
Medium-hard, porous limestone containing chert and chalcedony nodules. Satisfactory for aggregate under secs. 107, 108, 109, 111, and 112 of 1945 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 A
Deval abrasion (rock)
percent wear
Freeze and Thaw Soundness
loss ratio (25 cycles)
Absorption 3.96

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