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. 28, R. 6 S., R. 10 E.
39.49812, -96.29930
Lithologic unit:Cottonwood limestone member
Estimated amount
of material
(cubic yards)
Average thickness
Material Overburden
8,000 6 1.5 Poor
Authority for Test Data State Highway Commission of Kansas
Laboratory No. 30275
Date of Test 11-23-1936
Description of materials
Massive light-gray limestone with a few divitrified chert nodules. Acceptable for aggregate under secs. 58, 59, 60, 61, and 63 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 8
Absorption 3.9

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