Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Frost Durability and Strength of Concrete Prepared with Crushed Sand of Different Characteristics

Table 2

Properties of used fine aggregates.

LithologyApparent density (kg/m3)Crushing value (%)Void ratio (%)Fineness modulusWater absorption (%)Main mineral composition

RS263012.436.02.810.53Quartz
DL283723.244.53.150.78Dolomite
LS266724.240.63.170.80Limestone
GR265018.742.73.170.87Quartz, sanidine, mica
BA289519.745.33.240.96Augite, anorthite
QZ265721.342.33.081.07Quartz, albite

Grading of used CS was adjusted by means of sieving to obtain fineness of around 3.1.

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