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Properties of Diorite

Properties of Diorite

Physical Properties of Diorite

Hardness
6-7

Grain Size
Medium to Coarse Grained
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Fracture
Not Available

Streak
Bluish Black
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Porosity
Very Less Porous
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Luster
Shiny
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Compressive Strength
225.00 N/mm2
8
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Cleavage
Not Available

Toughness
2.1

Specific Gravity
2.8-3

Transparency
Opaque
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Density
2.8-3 g/cm3

Thermal Properties of Diorite

Specific Heat Capacity
Not Available

Resistance
Heat Resistant, Pressure Resistant, Wear Resistant
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Diorite Properties

Diorite properties are essential when it comes to identification of rocks. The study of properties of Diorite rock is done by Mineralogists to determine the identity of rock. Some of the properties of Diorite include: Hardness, Color, Fracture, Luster, Compressive Strength etc. Diorite is Medium to Coarse Grained. As compared to other rocks, Diorite is more porous and its density is 2.8-3 g/cm3. Get to know more about physical properties of Diorite and thermal properties of Diorite.