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:SE NW SE sec. 18, T. 6 S., R. 12 E.
39.52621, -96.11560
Lithologic unit:Reading limestone member, upper layer.
Estimated amount
of material
(cubic yards)
Average thickness
Material Overburden
8,000 3 1.5 Good
Authority for Test Data State Highway Commission of Kansas
Laboratory No. 50585
Date of Test 7-1-1946
Description of materials
Massive dense hard gray to tan limestone. Acceptable for aggregate under secs. 108, 109, 110, 111, 112, and 114 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 2.80

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