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  • They are mostly of volcanic origin, and include pumice, tufa, santorin earth, trass and pozzuolana itself.
  • Generally speaking, they are only of local importance, their cheapness depending largely on the nearness and abundance of some suitable volcanic deposit of the trass or tufa class.
  • It is evident that this will form a pozzuolanic cement if a suitable silicious material such as trass is added to the cement.
  • The use of trass in this manner as an adjunct to Portland cement has been advocated by W.
  • Ordinary mortar failed in such positions; mortar made from lime prepared from limestones or chalks containing a little clay was found to stand; mortar made from lime mixed with trass or similar active silicious material was also found to stand.
 

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