Stone Estimating Question

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by greenescaper, Apr 26, 2006.

  1. greenescaper

    greenescaper LawnSite Member
    Posts: 5

    When estimating stone.....which is more material, a ton or a cubic yard????? I am looking to use 3/4" red stone...... :confused:
  2. MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC

    MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 840

    It depends on the weight of the stone. Heavier stones will have less volume per ton than light stone. Good example White marble vs. mesita.
  3. sheshovel

    sheshovel LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,112

    In your case the ton would be more

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