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 NE SE sec. 6, T. 8 S., R. 10 E.
39.38243, -96.33546
Lithologic unit:Neva limestone member
Estimated amount
of material
(cubic yards)
Average thickness
Material Overburden
15,000 9 1.5 Fair
Authority for Test Data State Highway Commission of Kansas
Laboratory No. 26252
Date of Test 8-1-1935
Description of materials
Massive dense gray limestone with small porous tan-gray pockets. Satisfactory as a coarse aggregate in portland cement concrete structures under sec. 59 of 1934 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 5
Absorption 4.26

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