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 SE SW sec. 27, T. 9 S., R. 12 E.
39.23464, -96.06421
Lithologic unit:Neva limestone member
Estimated amount
of material
(cubic yards)
Average thickness
Material Overburden
20,000 6+ .5 Good
Authority for Test Data State Highway Commission of Kansas
Laboratory No. 38973
Date of Test 2-19-1940
Description of materials
Massive dense light-gray limestone with tan-gray porous spots; weathers tan gray and shaly. Satisfactory for aggregate in crushed stone for base construction under supp. specification no. 37-299.
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)
Not satisfactory
Toughness 4
Absorption 4.8

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