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How much is 10 tons of crushed gravel?

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It depends on how finely it's crushed and the moisture content.Basicallly gravel is calculated to weigh a little over 1/2 ton per cubic yard. 1,080lbs to be exact.1 cubic yard will cover 3 sq yards when spread to a depth of 4in.

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It depends on how finely it's crushed and the moisture content.Basicallly gravel is calculated to weigh a little over 1/2 ton per cubic yard. 1,080lbs to be exact.1 cubic yard will cover 3 sq yards when spread to a depth of 4in.

1 cubic yard is 27 cubic feet. 1 cubic yard will cover 3 square yards at 12 inches deep; at 4 inches, it'll cover 9 square yards.

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How big of a pile is it?/How many yards is it? :hmm: My wife won it in an auction.

 

Hope she doesn't have to go get it, she'll be pretty tired after shoveling all that. :D :D :D

 

Scott

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It depends on how finely it's crushed and the moisture content.Basicallly gravel is calculated to weigh a little over 1/2 ton per cubic yard. 1,080lbs to be exact.1 cubic yard will cover 3 sq yards when spread to a depth of 4in.

 

One cubic yard of water is 765 litre is 765kg or about 3/4 ton. You telling me gravel has a lower density than water? Then how come gravel sinks?

 

My book has the lightest gravel listed as 1522 kg/cubic meter. Natural gravel with sand is 1922. Since there is .765 cubic meter in a cubic yard, that would be 1164kg for the loose dry gravel, or 2560 pounds. 1.3 ton per yard.

 

10 ton ~7.7 cubic yards, and cover (assuming 4" deep) 70 square yards or 625 square feet. That would be 25x25 feet, or enough for a parking area for 3 cars.

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How big of a pile is it?/How many yards is it? :hmm: My wife won it in an auction.

 

Hope she doesn't have to go get it, she'll be pretty tired after shoveling all that. :D :D :D

 

Scott

She actually put bids on, and won all three. 10 tons gravel, 10 yards gravel, and 10 yards of top soil. Fortunately, it’s all delivered!

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...Eagle comes to the rescue.
Not the first time. I think i may need more gravel...

What are you building? 27 feet x 27 feet times 4 inches deep is a lot of dirt. 'Specially if you have to haul it in a Comanche.

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...Eagle comes to the rescue.
Not the first time. I think i may need more gravel...

What are you building? 27 feet x 27 feet times 4 inches deep is a lot of dirt. 'Specially if you have to haul it in a Comanche.

 

We’re filling in some low areas & large dog holes; also making a gravel path (5/8” -) through the lower portion of the back yard.

 

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Not sure of the comparison of water to gravel other than a cubic yard of water occupies the whole volume of the container whereas a cubic yard of gravel only occupies maybe a little over half, the other half being air.

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