Properties of Local Materials

  • Claudio Margottini
Part of the Natural Science in Archaeology book series (ARCHAEOLOGY)


Mechanical properties of rocks cannot be investigated without a clear identification of the mineralogical and petrographical composition of materials. On the samples coming from the Bamiyan cliff, the following investigations have been performed:


Clay Mineral Uniaxial Compressive Strength Triaxial Test Geological Strength Index Shear Strength Parameter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geological Survey of ItalyISPRA - Italian Institute for Protection and Environmental ResearchRomeItaly

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