Stone of the Month: December 2009
Gascogne Dark limestoneFlexural strength 10.7 MPa
Water absorption 3.1%
Apparent density 2,420 kg/cu.m
Abrasion resistance 26 mm
This Stone of the Month supplied by Dimpomar Rochas Portuguesas, Lda., Vila Viçosa, Portugal. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.