Stone of the Month: August 2010
Stony Creek graniteCountry of origin U.S.
Water Absorption 0.19 %
Density 163.1 pounds/square foot
Compressive Strength 23,124 psi
Modulus of Rupture 1,686 psi
Flexural Strength 1,383 psi
This Stone of the Month supplied by Stony Creek Quarry Corporation, Branford, CT. 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.