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Soil Colour Chart Set



In-situ Sampling and Preparation, Soils

Sub Category:

Soil Index Properties, Classification

Product Group:

Soil Color Charts, Soil Colour Charts

The Munsell Soil Colour Charts is an affordable way to evaluate the type of soil that is present within a given area. The book is set up to allow users to make soil Colour evaluations in the field quickly and easily. The soil classification system that has been developed around the Munsell Colour system is an established and accepted process to assign a soil type. This classification system has been used in the United States for more than 55 years to aid in the management and stewardship of natural resources. Through the use of the Munsell Soil Colour Charts, practitioners from a wide range of professions can share reliable and consistent information about the Colour of soils at a particular site with colleagues anywhere around the world. The Munsell Soil Colour Charts are used by a variety of industries and professions such as universities and high schools, forestry, forensics, environmental and soil science, building and contracting, landscaping, real estate, health departments, geology and archaeology.


The following pages are included in the Munsell Soil Color Charts:

  • Munsell 10R Soil Chart
  • Munsell 10YR Soil Chart
  • Munsell 2.5Y Soil Chart
  • Munsell 2.5YR Soil Chart
  • Munsell 5Y Soil Chart
  • Munsell 5YR Soil Chart
  • Munsell 7.5YR Soil
  • 10Y - 5GY Colours - Olive greens Soil Chart
  • Gley 1 & 2 (2 - Separate Charts) Soil Charts
  • Munsell 5R Individual Soil Chart
  • Munsell 7.5R Individual Soil Chart
  • "New" White Page, 7.5R, 10YR, & 2.5Y
Weight, kg 0.91
Description Soil Colour Chart Set


Munsell Book of Soil Colour Charts
Durable binder contains 440 Munsell Colour Standards
• Featuring ISCC-NBS Colour names
• Munsell alpha-numeric notation
Colour produced on water resistant substrate
Features Munsell notations for each color providing:
• Value (degree of lightness)
• Hue (Colour)
• Chroma (degree of saturation)
Used with medium, fine-grained, and coarse-grained rocks
Pages are cleanable and can be exposed to standard environmental conditions in the field
• Binder Size 150 mm x 196 mm x 25 mm
• Page Size 111 mm x 184 mm
• Weight 0.9 kg

Sand Grading Chart


Pocket-sized folder enables the field geologist to quickly and accurately identify grain size and shape, grain sorting, roundness, and sphericity of a sample. Consists of sphericity/roundness measuring chart; printed examples of well-sorted and poorly-sorted grain samples in fine, medium, and coarse ranges; four actual grain samples illustrating angular, subangular, subrounded, and rounded shapes; six grain size samples: silt, very fine sand, fine sand, medium sand, coarse sand, and very coarse sand. Measurement limits for granules, pebbles, cobbles, and boulders indicated.