Stone of the Month: August 2009
Jura Beige limestoneCountry of origin Germany
Absorption 1.07 %
Density 63.97 pounds/square foot
Modulus of rupture 2,280 psi
Compressive strength 17,946 psi
Abrasion index 37.3
This Stone of the Month supplied by Vereinigte Marmorwerke (VM) Kaldorf GmbH, Titting-Kaldorf, Germany. 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.