Civil Engineering - Building Materials - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Building Materials - Section 6 (Q.No. 4)
4.
The tendency of a stone is, to split along:
texture
fracture
cleavage
structure
all the above.
Answer: Option
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Discussion:
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Nilesh GHIDODE said:   4 years ago
Split along the plan of stratification or plane of cleavage.

Patthe said:   5 years ago
Explain all the given option in detail.

Shekhar Bhadane said:   6 years ago
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.
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