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Publisher: MIA
Year: 2016

DSDM Chapter - The Geology of Stone

Authored by a Doctorate in Geology, this section provides the reader with a brief background the various origins of natural stone used in today 's commercial market. It introduces the three primary types of stone (sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous), clast sizes, cementing minerals, and the rock cycle.

This chapter is taken from version 8.0 of the Dimension Stone Design Manual (DSDM). This manual is the stone industry's single-source reference for dimensional stone design and construction facts and details.

NOTE: if you are ordering 4 or more DSDM chapter downloads, it is recommended that you order the full DSDM download or the hardcopy 3-ring binder format which includes a flash drive of each chapter in pdf format. AutoCAD® users should refer to the AutoCAD® flash drive/binder combo.

This item may also be available free of charge in the Natural Stone Resource Library.


From MIA, 2016, 8 pages / pdf download

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