October 22, 2020

Sutability of Stone for various types of construction.

Suitability of stones for various types of construction as follows :
Type of structure
Type of Stone
Piers, bridge abutments, light house and weirs
Good quality granite, Good or stratified granite
Road pavements and Railway ballast
Interior quality of granite and Gneiss
Road metalling paving
Basalt and Trap
Cement concrete
Basalt and Trap
Ornamental work in building
Red and yellow types of basalt and trap.
Roof covering and flooring
Slate
Damp proofing and sills of windows
Slate
Partitions in urinal and bath rooms
Slate
Ornamental buildings, monuments,Sattus and curved work
Marble
Building construction
Laterite
Interior decoration in superior building
Serpentine

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