Industrial use of conglomerate from the Kayranlik Mountains, Turkey


Yasar E., Tolgay A.

BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT, cilt.69, ss.583-586, 2010 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 69 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2010
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s10064-010-0280-4
  • Dergi Adı: BULLETIN OF ENGINEERING GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.583-586

Özet

The Kayranlik Mountain (Goksun) in Kahramanmaras is a rich resource of an attractive conglomerate with many uses in the construction industry including blocks, shaped stones, pavement, sidewalks and landscape architecture. The paper reports a study to assess their compliance with the relevant Turkish and European Standards and provides correlations between the uniaxial compressive strength, flexural strength, Brazilian tensile strength, water absorption, abrasion and density.