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Gravel

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A gravel-grade clastic-sediment.
i. An unconsolidated, natural accumulation of rounded rock fragments resulting from erosion, consisting predominantly of particles larger than sand (diameter greater than 2 mm or 1/12 in), such as boulders, cobbles, pebbles, granules, or any combination of these.

See Also: pebble

Ref: AGI

ii. A popular term for a loose accumulation of rock fragments, such as a detrital sediment associated esp. with streams or beaches, composed predominantly of more or less rounded pebbles and small stones, and mixed with sand that may compose 50% to 70% of the total mass.

Ref: AGI

iii. An engineering term for rounded fragments having a diameter in the range of 1.87 in (47.5 mm) (retained on U.S. standard sieve No. 4) to 3 in (76 mm).


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Nomenclature for mixtures of gravel, sand and mud.

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