Soil Site Reporter

Soil Series

1.30 SLATE ROCK FACES (fSR) (5032)

Major soil group: 01 terrestrial raw soils Terrestrial raw soils Mineral sods in very recently formed material, with no soil horizons other than a superficial organic or organo-mineral layer less than 5 cm thick, unless buried beneath a recent deposit more than 30 cm thick.
Soil Group: 3 raw skeletal soils With bedrock or very stony rock rubble at 30cm or less.
Soil Subgroup: 0 raw skeletal soils With bedrock or very stony rock rubble at 30cm or less.
Soil Series: lithoskeletal mudstone and sandstone or slate

Brief Profile Description
In Soil Associations (with WRB classification of this series in each association)
0924b    RAW SLATE QUARRY RUBBLE Nudilithic Leptosols
Surveyed profiles in LandIS
National Soil Inventory Sites: 0
Representative Profiles: 0
Auger Bores: 0

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