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# Tables 13: Weights of Materials

MaterialPounds
Cubic Foot
Pounds
Cubic Yard
Tons
Cubic Yard
Tonnes
Cubic Meter
River Sand9525711.291.53
Pit Sand9124551.231.46
Gravel8723481.171.39
Marl (clay and lime)7119290.961.14
Stiff Clay7119290.961.14
Caulk lumps6918620.931.10
Earth mold6116360.820.97
Limestone aggregate90 to 1002430 to 27001.22 to 1.351.44 to 1.60
Granite aggregate120 to 1303240 to 35101.62 to 1.761.92 to 2.08
Concrete stone aggregate15040502.032.40
Concrete slag aggregate13937531.882.23
Concrete cinder aggregate11631321.571.86

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