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Properties of Gabbro

Properties of Gabbro

Physical Properties of Gabbro

Hardness
7

Grain Size
Coarse Grained
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Fracture
Conchoidal
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Streak
Black
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Porosity
Highly Porous
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Luster
Not Available

Compressive Strength
225.00 N/mm2
8
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Cleavage
Not Available

Toughness
1.6

Specific Gravity
2.86-2.87

Transparency
Opaque
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Density
2.7-3.3 g/cm3

Thermal Properties of Gabbro

Specific Heat Capacity
Not Available

Resistance
Impact Resistant, Pressure Resistant, Wear Resistant
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Gabbro Properties

Gabbro properties are essential when it comes to identification of rocks. The study of properties of Gabbro rock is done by Mineralogists to determine the identity of rock. Some of the properties of Gabbro include: Hardness, Color, Fracture, Luster, Compressive Strength etc. Gabbro is Coarse Grained. As compared to other rocks, Gabbro is more porous and its density is 2.7-3.3 g/cm3. Get to know more about physical properties of Gabbro and thermal properties of Gabbro.