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Natural Aggregate: A Primer
This slide show provides an introduction to the production and uses of natural aggregate. Topics include some definitions, uses, and demand for aggregate. There is also information on its occurrence, mining, and production.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Presentation / Demo
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
    • Mineralogy or petrology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-049
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Front Range Infrastructure Resources Project
http://rockyweb.cr.usgs.gov/frontrange/index.html

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Author: Bill Langer
United States Geological Survey (USGS)