Rocks

Chemical Classification of Rocks

Chemical Classification of Rocks The Chemical Classification of Rocks are, (a) Siliceous rocks : These rocks have silica (and, quartz and flint) as their principal constituent and are very hard and durable, unaffected by weathering. Chief types of siliceous rocks are Granites, Tr...

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Test for Stones

Test for Stones Some of the simple test for stones are listed below, (a) Crushing test for stones: The crushing strength of a stone greatly depends upon its texture and specific gravity. A stone of even texture arid of specific gravity greater than 2.7 can take heavy loads. Safe ...

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Geological Classification of Rocks

Geological Classification of Rocks It is estimated that three-fourth of the land area of the globe is underlain by sedimentary rocks and the other fourth by igneous and metamorphic rocks. Main three geological classification of rocks are, : Igneous rocks: Are of volcanic origin, ...

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