Appendix Table 1b

Proportions of geologic materials in the original mix of the Baianus Sinus seawater concrete

Lime:pulvis ratio in dry seawater mortar mixwt% dry mortar mix*wt% dry concrete mixUnit weight dry concrete mix
by volumeby weightLimeAshLimeAsh(kg/m3)
1:20.37–0.4427–3169–7312–1337–461050–1262
1:2.7§0.27–0.3321–2575–798–1137–441096–1229
  • * See explanation in text.

  • Mortar forms about 55 vol%, and Flegrean tuff coarse aggregate about 65 vol% of the BAI.06.03 concrete (C. Brandon, personal communication, 2013).

  • de Architectura 5.12.2-3 (Granger 2002; Oleson et al. 2004).

  • § Oleson et al. (2006).