Rock definition

Rock means the body of consolidated or partially consolidated material composed of minerals at or below the land surface. Rock includes bedrock and partially weathered rock that is hard and cannot be dug with hand tools. The upper boundary of rock is "saprolite," "soil," or the land surface.
Rock means the consolidated or partially consolidated mineral matter or aggregate, including bedrock or weathered rock, not exhibiting the properties of soil.
Rock means any hard natural or artificial material requiring the use of approved pneumatic or hydraulic breakers and tools for its removal but excluding individual masses less than 0.5 m3.

Examples of Rock in a sentence

  • Thietmar also notes that the “Saracens have converted the Temple of the Lord [the Dome of the Rock] [.

  • See M.L. Petersen 151 IBLA 379, 389 (2000) ; Curtis Sand & Gravel Co., 95 IBL A 144, 160 , 94 1 , 10(1987); Harney Rock & Paving Co., 9 1 IBLA 278, 93 I.D .

  • GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OF INDIA (GSI) Museum: The Indian Museum has four galleries dedicated to Geology namely: Siwalik Gallery, Earth & Meteorite Gallery, Rock & Mineral Gallery and the Invertebrate Fossil gallery since 1875.

  • Crushed Rock - Crushed rock shall be hard, sound and durable and shall not slake or disintegrate in water.

  • Vehicle / Plant & Materials Management 44C2.1 Vehicles / Plant 44C2.2 Hazardous Substances 45C2.3 Pipe, Bedding Materials, Fabrication Materials, Soil, Sand, Rock & Spoil 47C2.4 Topsoil 49C2.5 Waste 50C.


More Definitions of Rock

Rock means a naturally occurring aggregation of one or more naturally occurring minerals that is 2 millimetres or larger in size or that does not pass the US #10 sieve; (“roche”)
Rock means all substances that are mined from the Property and sold by the Optionee that are not Minerals.
Rock means the consolidated or partially consolidated mineral matter or aggregate, including weathered rock or saprolite, not exhibiting soil properties, and exposed at the surface or overlain by soil.
Rock means all types of overburden, waste, secondary ore and Rock Phosphate ore of all the types, grades and categories encountered at Jhamarkotra Mines.
Rock means any portion of the earth’s crust, whether consolidated or not;
Rock means, for the purposes of estimating ground cover, mineral or rock fragments which are one square centimeter in size or larger and occur on or in the soil. A synonym is coarse fragments.
Rock means the body of consolidated or partially consolidated material composed of minerals at