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Properties of Tuff

Properties of Tuff

Physical Properties of Tuff

Hardness
4-6

Grain Size
Fine Grained
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Fracture
Uneven
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Streak
White
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Porosity
Highly Porous
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Luster
Vitreous to Dull
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Compressive Strength
243.80 N/mm2
6
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Cleavage
Not Available

Toughness
Not Available

Specific Gravity
2.73

Transparency
Opaque
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Density
1-1.8 g/cm3

Thermal Properties of Tuff

Specific Heat Capacity
0.20 kJ/Kg K
25
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Resistance
Heat Resistant, Impact Resistant, Pressure Resistant, Wear Resistant
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Tuff Properties

Tuff properties are essential when it comes to identification of rocks. The study of properties of Tuff rock is done by Mineralogists to determine the identity of rock. Some of the properties of Tuff include: Hardness, Color, Fracture, Luster, Compressive Strength etc. Tuff is Fine Grained. As compared to other rocks, Tuff is more porous and its density is 1-1.8 g/cm3. Get to know more about physical properties of Tuff and thermal properties of Tuff.