Soil Colour Classification Charts

  • Model: E-B06-M50215
  • Manufactured by: Munsell Colour


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Product Description:

The Munsell Soil Color Charts were developed in cooperation with the U.S. Soil Conservation Service guidelines for classifying colors of various soils, rocks, archaeological specimens, animal pelage and other natural products in this color range.

Water-resistant, washable color sheets. Comes in a loose leaf binder. Includes one Rite-in-the-Rain text page which features a small ruler for measuring specimens.

Matte color chips (1/2" x 5/8") are mounted on 9 washable tabbed charts: 10R, 2.5YR, 5YR, 7.5YR, 10YR, 2.5Y, and 5Y plus two Gley (blue and green colors, and gray scale for submerged soils.) Includes two washable masks (black/gray).

Illustrations of soil grain structures and charts for estimating proportions of mottles and coarse fragments: color name diagrams and instructions.

Chart size: 4.25" x 7.25" in blue vinyl binder. Year 2000 Revision.

Under typical use, it is recommended that you replace your Soil Color Charts every 2 years to ensure correct color identification.