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:NW NW NE sec. 3, T. 10 S., R. 12 E.
39.21603, -96.06296
Lithologic unit:Neva limestone member
Estimated amount
of material
(cubic yards)
Average thickness
Material Overburden
2,000 3 0 Good
Authority for Test Data State Highway Commission of Kansas
Laboratory No. 16447
Date of Test 3-23-1931
Description of materials
Only lower 3 feet; weathered to shaly gray limestone. Acceptable only for aggregate because of thinness and weathering. Specific gravity (dry) = 2.44. Satisfactory for use in concrete construction.
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 2.64

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