Mineral / Mineral based Materials

24-7182-406-a_1
Black Concrete
Material categories:

Cement based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

24-7182-406-a

Cement Type: White Cement
Aggregate: Peacock Ore or Peacock Copper or Chalcopyrite [CuFeS2]
Sand: Black Sand (Ironsand) [Fe3O4]

Mixture: Cement + Ink + Sand + …

23-1000-394-a_Recycled_Waterjet_Red_Garnet_Sand_02
Recycled Waterjet Red Garnet Sand
Material categories:

Mineral / Mineral based

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Identification number:

23-1000-394-a

Within the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong, students and faculty have several machining and fabrication technologies to work with to create …

Resin Bonded Permeable Paver_10
“PaveGo” Permeable Resin Bound Surfacing System
Material categories:

Composite

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-356-a

To mitigate stormwater within Hong Kong possible alternative materials for the ground plane are being explored. One such material is a permeable resin bound surface. …

23-1000-349-m_1
TKO Clay 02/Bentonite (12:1) Pressed Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-m

This set of bricks were part of an experiment to determine the amount of bentonite (23-1000-349-e) to add to a clay-y soil (23-1000-349-d). This soil …

3-1000-349-l_4
TKO Clay 02/Bentonite (6:1) Pressed Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-l

This set of bricks were part of an experiment to determine the amount of bentonite (23-1000-349-e) to add to a clay-y soil (23-1000-349-d). This soil …

23-1000-349-k_3
TKO Clay 02/Bentonite (4:1) Pressed Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-k

This set of bricks were part of an experiment to determine the amount of bentonite (23-1000-349-e) to add to a clay-y soil (23-1000-349-d). This soil …

23-1000-349-j_4
TKO Clay 02/Bentonite (2:1) Pressed Brick
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-j

This set of bricks were part of an experiment to determine the amount of bentonite (23-1000-349-e) to add to a clay-y soil (23-1000-349-d). This soil …

23-1000-349-e_TSEUNG_KWAN_O_AREA_137_FILL_BANK_BENTONITE_02
Tseung Kwan O Area 137 Fill Bank Bentonite Clay
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-e

Within Hong Kong bentonite is used as a coating or lubricant for large construction drilling. The bentonite is mixed with water and used to coat …

23-1000-349-d_TSEUNG_KWAN_O_AREA_137_FILL_BANK_02_02
Tseung Kwan O Area 137 Fill Bank Clay 02
Material categories:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-349-d

This soil was designated as public fill within the Tseung Kwan O Area 137 Fill Bank.

"...Construction and demolition (C & D) materials are a …

PALMECO_08
PALMECO MASTER BOARD
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-341-b

Palmeco Master Board is a building material that is composed of palm fibre (collected waste from palm oil plantations in Malaysia).

The material is non-combustible, …

PALMECO_06
Palmeco Geo-insulator
Material categories:

Plant / Plant based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-1000-341-a

Palmeco Geo-Insulator was created in collaboration with Nano Advanced Material Institute (NAMI) & Geopolymer Institute and the research was funded by the Hong Kong Innovation …

08_Oyster_Debris_Brick
Oyster Debris Brick (sand mix)
Material categories:

Cement based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-7182-328-d

Oyster shells and debris for this material test series were collected from 'The Nature Conservancy' (TNC) under its oyster recycling project. The oyster shells are …

16_Oyster_Debris_Brick
Oyster Shell Brick (cement mix)
Material categories:

Cement based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

23-7182-328-b

Oyster shells and debris for this material test series were collected from 'The Nature Conservancy' (TNC) under its oyster recycling project. The oyster shells are …

17_Oyster_Debris_Brick
Oyster Debris Brick (crushed oyster)
Material categories:

Mineral / Mineral based

Cement based

Identification number:

23-7182-328-a

Oyster shells and debris for this material test series were collected from 'The Nature Conservancy' (TNC) under its oyster recycling project. The oyster shells are …

Calcium_Carbonate_Brick_01
Sai Kung Calcium Carbonate Brick
Material category:

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-7359-317-a

The hexagonal bricks are made with seashell lime, sand from Pak Sha Chau, and dyed with pandan extract.

Composite small seashells were collected from beaches …