July 1, 2007
Country of origin Brazil
Specific mass (dry) 2,626 kg/m3
Specific mass (wet) 2,639 kg/m3
Water absorption 0.48
Modulus of rupture 7.29 MPa
Compressive strength 122 MPa
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