Oil Street Art Space sandy loam

Material category:

Soil / Soil based (organic/mineral)

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Sample produced by:


Sample date:

26 Nov 2021 (Extracted)

Sample condition:


Site-driven material

Oil Street Art Space was formerly known as the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club. The club opened in 1908 and was once located by the sea. After the reclamation of North Point in the 1930s, it was rezoned as an archaeological storehouse for the Antiquities and Monuments Office. In 2013, it was renamed "Oil Street Art Space" and opened to the public.

Surface Condition:

Hard Setting

Depth of sample extraction:

20 - 40 cm

Slope at extraction point:

< 35°

Land Use:

open space



Geology of parent material:

Fill; Natural earth and waste


10YR 5/4

Soil Structure

Organic Matter: 0.0 %

Coarse: 63.0 %

Sand: 58.0 %

Silt: 22.0 %

Clay: 20.0 %

Chemical Properties

(Soil) pH: 7.50