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Soil shake test

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Keywords Earthen construction, Earthen ovens, Earthen plaster, Soil tests
Sustainable Development Goals SDG11 Sustainable cities and communities
Authors Steven Medina
Published 2009
License CC BY-SA 4.0
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To perform this test: add salt and water to a least a cup of your soil in a clear container. Use a teaspoon ish of salt per cup of earth and cover the earth with water. Shake it up. Let it sit for about half an hour. Observe and measure earth separation.

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