The material composition includes mineral and chemical composition, all of which constitute the major factors for material properties. Chemical composition is the chemical constituents and they give the material different properties (Abeysundara, Babel, and Gheewala, 2009). For instance, when the carbon content increases, it affects the hardness, strength and the toughness of carbon steel. Carbon steel rusts with a lot of ease, and there comes in place the stainless steel in addition to nickel, chromium, together with other chemical components to steel. Various inorganic non-metallic materials have a different mineral composition (Flórez, Castro-Lacouture, Sefair and Medaglia, 2009). Minerals are monomer compounds that have specific chemical structure and components (Rahman, Perera, Odeyinka and Bi, 2008). The mineral composition forms an integral factor for properties of some materials used for building, among which are an inorganic gel, natural stone and others.The micro-level structure observable using optical microscope is referred to as sub-microstructure or mesostructure. The Influence of Materials Properties on Structural Form and Behaviour.
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