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1.1 This specification covers the material characteristics, physical requirements, and sampling appropriate to the selection of slate for general building and structural purposes.
1.2 Dimension slate shall include stone that is sawed, cut, split, or otherwise finished or shaped, and shall specifically exclude molded, cast, or otherwise artificially aggregated units composed of fragments, and also crushed and broken stone.
1.3 It specifically excludes roofing slate (see Specification C 406) and slate for industrial uses.
ICS Number Code 91.100.15 (Mineral materials and products)