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Shell Base


Shell-rock Base

Shell-rock materials used for shell-rock base are defined as naturally occurring heterogeneous deposits of limestone with inter-bedded layers or lenses of loose and cemented shell, to include cemented sands (calcitic sandstone). This material is processed in a manner that will result in a reasonably homogenous finished product.

Shell-rock Base is a graded aggregate base material that at least 97% (by weight) of the material shall pass a 3 1/2 inch sieve and the material shall be graded uniformly down to dust. The fine material consists of dust of fracture.

Common Uses:

  • Roadways
  • Foundations
  • Driveways

Bank Run Shell

Shell materials consist of naturally occurring deposits formed essentially of broken mollusk shell, corals and the skeletal remains of other marine invertebrates. Bank Run Shell is a "dry land" deposit excavated and directly loaded for delivery.

Bank Run Shell Base is a base material that normally consist of 3 1/2 inch or smaller material.

Common Uses:

  • Parking lot base
  • Roadway Base
  • Driveways base
  • Fill

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