Soil Color Charts

Building Materials Testing Systems

Product Details

  • Category:Building Materials Testing Systems
  • Code:BSO-227
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The Munsell Soil Color Charts are an aff ordable way to evaluate the type of soil that is present within a given area. The book is set up to allow users to make soil color evaluations in the fi eld quickly and easily. Through the use of the Munsell Soil Color Charts, practitioners from a wide range of professions can share reliable and consistent information about the color of soils at a particular site with colleagues anywhere around the world.

Munsell high value, low chroma ‘White’ Page, used for describing carbonate, silica, gypsum, and soluble salt precipitates and evaporites common to arid and semi-arid environments and very light-colored parent materials, such as diatomaceous earth and volcanic ash. The White Page shows half steps from 8.5 to 9.5 in value with chromas of 1 and 2 for N, 7.5 YR , 10YR, and 2.5Y

  • 10Y and 5GY Soil chart for glauconitic soils
  • 5R soil chart for Australia and Southeast Asia
  • Shipping wt. 1 lb. (.5kg)