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# Dirt and Mud - Densities

## Densities - pound per cubic foot and kilograms per cubic metre - of dirt and mud.

Dirt and Mud - Densities
MaterialDensity
- ρ -
(lb/ft3)(kg/m3)
Dirt, loose dry 76 1220
Dirt, loose moist 78 1250
Clay, dry 100 1600
Clay, wet 110 1760
Gravel, dry 105 1680
Gravel, Wet 125 2000
Limestone 160 2560
Loam 80 1280
Mud, flowing 108 1730
Rock, well blasted 155 2480
Sand, dry 97 1555
Sand, wet 119 1905

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