Rocks and Meteorites

  • François Cardarelli


In this chapter the main definitions, classification and properties of rocks and meteorites are detailed and explained. Tables listing the physical, mechanical and thermal properties of common rocks used in buildings and construction are also included.

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electrochem Technologies & Materials Inc.Montréal (QC)Canada

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