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Research Article

Block Volume Estimation from the Discontinuity Spacing Measurements of Mesozoic Limestone Quarries, Karaburun Peninsula, Turkey

Table 5

The mean volumetric joint counts ( ) mean block volume and the shape factor ( ) values for the limestone blocks produced in the Karaburun limestone quarries.

Quarry no.Mean (1/m3)Mean (m3)Mean = ·( )3 (m3)Number of blocks

1 29.41798
2 29.79192
3 28.73353
4 28.8424
10 28.93158
11 29.07853
Weighted average 29.172378*

: total number of blocks.