Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion


The tendency of a stone is, to split along:

[A]. texture
[B]. fracture
[C]. cleavage
[D]. structure
[E]. all the above.

Answer: Option C


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Shekhar Bhadane said: (Jan 23, 2018)  
Cleavage - The tendency of a mineral to break along flat planar surfaces as determined by the structure of its crystal lattice. These two-dimensional surfaces are known as cleavage planes and are caused by the alignment of weaker bonds between atoms in the crystal lattice.

Patthe said: (Dec 17, 2018)  
Explain all the given option in detail.

Nilesh Ghidode said: (Feb 17, 2020)  
Split along the plan of stratification or plane of cleavage.

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