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# How much does a cubic yard of granite weigh?

Updated: 8/11/2023

Wiki User

13y ago

One cubic yard of crushed stone weighs 2500 pounds according to this link : http://www.abe.psu.edu/extension/factsheets/h/H20.pdf which references its data from 1986 "The Building Estimator's Reference Book" Frank R. Walker company.

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14y ago
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14y ago

Well now you're not really asking the right question here. Density is mass per volume, while pounds is a measure of mass.

The (average) density of granite is 2.75 g/cm3, which is equal to 171.676892 pounds per cubic foot.

This means that one cubic foot of granite has a mass of 171.676892 pounds.

Wiki User

11y ago

Depending on the exact composition of the rock, the density of granite generally

ranges between 2,600 - 2,800 kg/m3 .

On Earth, it weighs 25,480 - 27,440 newtons (5,732 - 6,173 pounds).

Wiki User

11y ago

166.5 lbs per cubic foot on average

Different quarries will have different granite and the densities will differ slightly.

Wiki User

13y ago

62.5 pounds less than it weighs when out of water.

Wiki User

13y ago

168 Pounds

Wiki User

11y ago

It Depends What Kind Of Granite But Granite Is Really Expensive It Depends On Condition/Type/How Much/How Old

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13y ago

Anonymous

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3y ago

200 lbs