per cubic yard.

River Rock (all) =

Granite (all) =

River Rock (all) =

**1.325 tons**(**2650 lbs.**) per cubic yard.Granite (all) =

**1.325 tons**(**2650 lbs.**)In this regard, how do you figure out how much rock you need?

**Sand, Gravel and Dirt**

- LENGTH X WIDTH = SQUARE FT. Example: 10 x 10 = 100 Sq. Ft.
- SQUARE FT. X DEPTH = CUBIC FT. Example: 100 x .5 (OR 6 INCHES) = 50 Cubic Ft.
- CUBIC FT. DIVIDED BY 27 = CUBIC YARDS.
- CUBIC YARDS X 1.35 = TONS. Example: 1.852 Cubic Yards x 1.35 = 2.501 Tons.
- Compacted Tons. 2.501 X 1.33 = 3.327 Tons.

How many square feet does a bag of river rock cover?

One cubic yard covers approximately

**100 square feet**to a depth of 3″. One 2 cubic foot bag (soils and mulches) covers approximately**8 square feet**to a depth of 3″. One 75 pound bag (gravel, sand) covers approximately**4 square feet**to a depth of 3″.1

## How many square feet does a bag of river rock cover?

One cubic yard covers approximately

**100 square feet**to a depth of 3″. One 2 cubic foot bag (soils and mulches) covers approximately**8 square feet**to a depth of 3″. One 75 pound bag (gravel, sand) covers approximately**4 square feet**to a depth of 3″.2

## How much does a cubic yard of pea gravel cost?

The general range for a cubic yard of plain pea gravel is about

**$30**to**$35**, and a ton will cost about**$40**to**$45**. For a colored variety, expect to add an extra**$20**to**$50**to those prices. If you buy in bulk, or 10 or more tons at a time, you may be able to get the price down to as low as**$15**to**$20**per ton.3

## How much does a cubic yard of river rock weigh?

[For example, you have an area 6′ x 10′ x 3″ = 60 sq ft ÷ 324 = .56 cubic yards or 1 skid loader scoop.] River Rock Equivalents / Weight.

1/2 yard (1 scoop) = 1,350 lb (.68 tons)

1 yard (2 scoops) =

1/2 yard (1 scoop) = 1,350 lb (.68 tons)

1 yard (2 scoops) =

**2,700 lb**(**1.35 tons**)4

## How much does a five gallon bucket full of gravel weigh?

A full 5 gallon bucket weighs a burly

**70 pounds**or more so when rigged up right you can be use them for weight training. Some folks build indoor bench presses and squat stands using 5 gallon buckets as a base. In the Spartan Race in Texas, contestants heave a 5 gallon bucket of gravel up a slope.5

## How much does a yard of crushed rock weigh?

Ask your supplier what figure is used for the weight of the stone per cubic yard. The figure may vary from around 2,700 to 28,00 pounds per cubic yard. Some companies will just use a round figure of

**3000 pounds**per cubic yard. Not all trucks will hold**20 tons**per load.6

## How much does a rock weigh in curling?

Curling stone. The curling stone (also sometimes called a rock in North America) is made of granite and is specified by the World Curling Federation, which requires a weight

**between 38 and 44 pounds**(17.24 and**19.96 kg**), a maximum circumference of 36 inches (914.4 mm) and a minimum height of 4.5 inches (114.3 mm).7

## How much does a yard of Stone cover?

A normal yard of soil would be in the 2,200-

**2,400 pound**range. Now that you know some weights you still have the most asked question when ordering material… A cubic yard of material can be spread to cover 100 square feet (10×10 foot area) at 3 inches of depth.8

## How much does a bag of lava rock weigh?

Most sand and gravel weighs approx. 2200-

**2700 lbs**per yard; Lava rock is approx. 1100-**1300 lbs**, Bark weighs approx. 500-800 lbs, 3-way soil is approx. 1300-1600 lbs per yard, Compost is approx 900-1100, and topsoil is approx 1900-2100.9

## How many yards are in a scoop?

Highland Gardens offers bulk mulch available via delivery and pick-up. To factor in the below amounts, use this formula:

**2**scoops =**1 cubic yard**or**27 cubic**feet. Each cubic yard covers roughly 100 square feet at 3 inches deep or 150 square feet at 2 inches deep.10

## How many square feet are in a cubic yard?

One

**cubic yard**of mulch covers 100**square feet**at three inches deep. To decide**how many cubic yards**of mulch to order, use the calculator provided on this site. You can also use a standard equation where you find the total**square**footage of the beds you want to cover.11

## How heavy is a yard of pea gravel?

One cubic yard of

**gravel**can weigh between 2,400 to 2,900 lbs. Or up to one and a half tons approximately. Generally, a cubic yard of**gravel**provides enough material to cover a 100-square-foot area with 3 inches of**gravel**.12

## How much do rocks weigh?

The average weight of a sandstone boulder is

**approximately 150 pounds per cubic foot**. Limestone boulders and granite boulders in most cases weigh more. They average**about 175 pounds per cubic foot**. To estimate the quantity, you need to convert the area into cubic feet by multiplying length x width x height.13

## How much does a ton of crushed stone cost?

Minimum Cost:

**$27.50**per ton of basic landscaping crushed stone when 23 or more tons are purchased at one time. Costs increase per ton when fewer tons are ordered. Maximum Cost:**$64.20**per ton of white marble crushed stone, not including delivery.14

## How much is a cubic yard of gravel cost?

Product & Price List

Aggregate | Yard Pick-up Price* (per cubic yard) |
---|---|

3/4″ Crushed Stone | $26.00 |

1 1/2″ Crushed Stone | $23.00 |

Rip Rap | $25.00 |

3/4″ Crushed Gravel | $20.00 |

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## How do I figure out how much rock I need?

**Sand, Gravel and Dirt**

- LENGTH X WIDTH = SQUARE FT. Example: 10 x 10 = 100 Sq. Ft.
- SQUARE FT. X DEPTH = CUBIC FT. Example: 100 x .5 (OR 6 INCHES) = 50 Cubic Ft.
- CUBIC FT. DIVIDED BY 27 = CUBIC YARDS.
- CUBIC YARDS X 1.35 = TONS. Example: 1.852 Cubic Yards x 1.35 = 2.501 Tons.
- Compacted Tons. 2.501 X 1.33 = 3.327 Tons.

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## How is crushed stone measured?

In the construction world, most materials are

**measured**in cubic yards. Multiply the length (L), in feet, by the width (W), in feet, by the height (H), in feet, and divide by 27. This will tell you how many cubic yards of**crushed stone**you need.17

## How do you convert yards to tons?

**How to Figure manually:**

- Length x Width = Square Feet.
- Square Feet ÷ "X" = Cubic Yards (to find "X," match depth with number at right)
- To convert Cubic Yards to Tons*: Cubic Yards x 1.4 = Tons.
- To convert Tons to Cubic Yards*: Tons ÷ 1.4 = Cubic Yards.

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## How much does a cubic yard of compost weight?

Weights for products will vary due to moisture content. Typically, mulch products weigh between

**400-800 lbs.**per cubic yard; Compost weighs between 1000 –**1600 lbs**and soil blends weigh between 2200-2700 lbs.19

## How many cubic yards are in a ton?

Since there are

**2000**pounds in a ton this is**2700.2000**=**1.35**tons per cubic yard and thus**15 cubic yards**weighs**1.35**× 15 = 20.25 tons.20

## How much does one cubic yard of loam weight?

Please see 'How much does 1 yard of loam, aggregate, or mulch weigh?' 1 cubic yard of topsoil weighs approximately 2000-

**2800 lbs 1**cubic yard of aggregate (3/4”-4” sieve size) weighs approximately 2400-**2800 lbs. 1**cubic yard of mulch weighs approximately**600-800 lbs**.