Basaltic Trachyandesite
Basaltic Trachyandesite


Properties of Basaltic Trachyandesite

1 Properties
1.1 Physical Properties
1.1.1 Hardness
1.1.2 Grain Size
Fine Grained
1.1.3 Fracture
1.1.4 Streak
White to Grey
1.1.5 Porosity
Less Porous
1.1.6 Luster
Not Available
1.1.7 Compressive Strength
Properties of F..
37.50 N/mm2
Rank: 27 (Overall)
Properties of Obsidian
1.1.8 Cleavage
Not Available
1.1.9 Toughness
1.1.10 Specific Gravity
1.1.11 Transparency
1.1.12 Density
2.9-3.1 g/cm3
1.2 Thermal Properties
1.2.1 Specific Heat Capacity
Properties of B..
0.84 kJ/Kg K
Rank: 15 (Overall)
Properties of Granulite
1.2.2 Resistance
Heat Resistant, Pressure Resistant, Wear Resistant

Physical Properties of Basaltic Trachyandesite

Physical properties of rocks are used to identify the type of rocks and to discover more about them. There are various physical properties of Basaltic Trachyandesite like Hardness, Grain Size, Fracture, Streak, Porosity, Luster, Strength etc which defines it. The physical properties of Basaltic Trachyandesite rock are vital in determining its Basaltic Trachyandesite Texture and Basaltic Trachyandesite Uses.

Hardness and Strength of Basaltic Trachyandesite

The physical properties of Basaltic Trachyandesite depend on its formation. Physical properties of rocks play an important role in determining its applications in various fields. Rocks are rated on the on the Moh's Hardness Scale which rates the rocks on the scale from 1 to 10. Rocks with hardness 1-3 are soft rocks from 3-6 are medium hardness rocks and 6-10 are hard rocks. The hardness of Basaltic Trachyandesite is 6 whereas its compressive strength is 37.50 N/mm2. Streak is the color of rock when it is crushed or powdered. The streak of Basaltic Trachyandesite is white to grey whereas its fracture is conchoidal. Luster of Basaltic Trachyandesite is the interaction of light with the surface of Basaltic Trachyandesite. Luster of Basaltic Trachyandesite is not available. Basaltic Trachyandesite cleavage is not available. The specific gravity of Basaltic Trachyandesite is 2.8-3. Basaltic Trachyandesite is opaque in nature whereas its toughness is 2.3. You can also know all the list of rocks in Opaque Rocks, Translucent Rocks and Transparent Rocks.

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