CHARACTERIZATION OF THE LIMESTONE ROCK IN THE SOUTH OF MADRID

CARACTERIZACION DE LAS ROCAS CALIZAS DE LA ZONA SUR DE MADRID

From a geological point of view, the South of Madrid forms part of the Tertiary Tagus Basin, and there are considerable limestone strata which have been quarried to provide aggregates for public works. The work being undertaken, involves the geotechnical characterization of these rock for application on roads and public works materials.