Stone of the Month: October 2008
Moon Rock quartzite
Country of origin- Brazil
Volumetric mass (density)- 2,680 kg/cu.m
Compression strength- 2,130 kg/sq.cm
Flexural strength- 203 kg/sq.cm
Water absorption- 0.11%
This Stone of the Month supplied by Marmi Bruno Zanet, Volargne, Verona, Italy. Technical details provide a frame of reference only. Because stone is a product of nature, testing to determine specific physical qualities should be repeated for each project. To submit your own Stone of the Month, send a high-resolution digital image, along with the relevant technical data, to michael@stoneworld.