brickearth


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brickearth

(ˈbrɪkˌɜːθ)
n
(Geological Science) a clayey alluvium suitable for the making of bricks: specifically, such a deposit in southern England, yielding a fertile soil
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Made using brickearth dug from fields overlooking the Medway, Ibstock's range of Funton bricks are fired in a chamber kiln to give them a unique golden yellow colour that is so characteristic of the London streetscape.
Emission coefficients of construction materials Material [epsilon] Concrete 0.94 Sand 0.93 Brick 0.93-0.94 Limestone 0.96 Render/plaster 0.90-0.96 Glass 0.93-0.96 Wood 0.96 Roofing felt 0.93 Gypsum 0.90 Paint 0.90-0.95 Clay 0.95 Brickearth 0.93
Sunk deep into the brickearth, these pits are brimming with refuse as well as rubbish such as animal bones.