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Evaluation of pumice from Costa Rica as lightweight aggregate

Mitchell, C.J.; Bloodworth, A.J.. 1989 Evaluation of pumice from Costa Rica as lightweight aggregate. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 28pp. (WG/89/021) (Unpublished)

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Abstract/Summary

Pumice is a pale coloured, highly vesicular volcamc glass, usually occurrmg as massIVe blocks or unconSOlidated, fragmented material. It is formed from sl1icic lava rich in dissolved volatiles particularly water vapour, which on eruption generates a frothy mass.

Item Type: Publication - Report (UNSPECIFIED)
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Economic Minerals
Funders/Sponsors: British Geological Survey, Direction de Geologia, Minas y Hidrocarbuos, Costa Rica
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This item has been internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed. Report made open by author November 2012
Date made live: 16 Nov 2012 14:05
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/20446

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