MnD—Minvale

MnD—Minvale gravelly silt loam, 12 to 20 percent slopes

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpwb

  • Elevation: 500 to 1,200 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 45 to 55 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 180 to 205 days

  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Minvale and similar soils: 85 percent

  • Estimates are based on observations, descriptions, and transects of the mapunit.

Description of Minvale

Setting
  • Landform: Hillslopes

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Base slope

  • Parent material: Loamy colluvium derived from cherty limestone

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 6 inches: gravelly silt loam

  • H2 - 6 to 30 inches: gravelly silty clay loam

  • H3 - 30 to 60 inches: gravelly silty clay loam

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 12 to 20 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: More than 80 inches

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately high to high (0.60 to 2.00 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Available water storage in profile: Moderate (about 8.7 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 4e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: B

  • Hydric soil rating: No

MsD3—Minvale silty clay loam, 12 to 30 percent slopes, severely eroded

Map Unit Setting

  • National map unit symbol: kpwc

  • Elevation: 500 to 1,200 feet

  • Mean annual precipitation: 45 to 55 inches

  • Mean annual air temperature: 57 to 61 degrees F

  • Frost-free period: 180 to 205 days

  • Farmland classification: Not prime farmland

Map Unit Composition

  • Minvale and similar soils: 80 percent

  • Estimates are based on observations, descriptions, and transects of the mapunit.

Description of Minvale

Setting
  • Landform: Hillslopes

  • Landform position (three-dimensional): Base slope

  • Parent material: Loamy colluvium derived from cherty limestone

Typical profile
  • H1 - 0 to 5 inches: silty clay loam

  • H2 - 5 to 9 inches: gravelly silty clay loam

  • H3 - 9 to 60 inches: gravelly silty clay loam

Properties and qualities
  • Slope: 12 to 20 percent

  • Depth to restrictive feature: More than 80 inches

  • Natural drainage class: Well drained

  • Capacity of the most limiting layer to transmit water (Ksat): Moderately high to high (0.60 to 2.00 in/hr)

  • Depth to water table: More than 80 inches

  • Frequency of flooding: None

  • Frequency of ponding: None

  • Available water storage in profile: Moderate (about 8.7 inches)

Interpretive groups
  • Land capability classification (irrigated): None specified

  • Land capability classification (nonirrigated): 6e

  • Hydrologic Soil Group: B

  • Hydric soil rating: No

 


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