Mineral / Mineral based Materials

VP_BD_P_0037
South Lantau oysters
Material category:

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-1000-287-a

Coastal South Lantau was traditionally a spot for the collection and processing of oysters. Lime produced from ground up shells was one of Hong Kong’s …

VP_BD_P_0107
South Lantau coral
Material category:

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-1000-286-a

Despite ongoing land reclamation and construction activity, hard corals still occur in southern Lantau’s waters, with fragmented coral pieces frequently washed up on the shores. …

Future sand 1
Future sand
Material categories:

Ceramic

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-1000-284-a

While the debate surrounding increased housing development on Lamma Island continues, small private-sector developments have sprung up along the peripheries of the old villages. On …

Peel rise rock 1
Peel Rise rock
Material category:

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-1000-283-a

Peel Rise, a hiking route located in the west of Aberdeen Country Park, meanders through the shaded canopies of dense woodland. The woodland consists of …

VP_BD_P_0087
Ma On Shan closed iron mine quartz
Material category:

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-7138-171-a

An abundant mineral, quartz has been mined in Hong Kong and can be found in weathered granites or quartz veins. These crystal fragments were found …

Site Fragment 1
Precast Concrete Aggregate Paving Block
Material categories:

Cement based

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

22-7156-169-a

A precast concrete paving block with a surface treatment that exposes the recycled aggregates, likely from construction and demolition (C&D) materials. Crushing and recycling plants …

21-1000-021-b-2-01
Hui Dong manufactured sand
Material category:

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

21-1000-021-b

Manufactured sand replicates the process of natural sand formation at vastly faster speeds: rocks are mechanically crushed and grinded into the desired grain size. As …

21-1000-021-a-2-01
Hui Dong aggregate (40mm)
Material category:

Mineral / Mineral based

Identification number:

21-1000-021-a

Manufactured sand replicates the process of natural sand formation at vastly faster speeds: rocks are mechanically crushed and grinded into the desired grain size. As …

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