Stone World

Jerusalem Gold limestone

September 30, 2002


This Stone of the Month supplied by Alony Marble, Ltd., Haifa, Israel. 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 transparency or an 8- x 10-inch or larger print of any stone material along with ASTM results to Stone of the Month, Stone World, 210 Route 4 East, Suite 311, Paramus, NJ 07652.

country of origin Israel
density 2,660 kg/cu.m
water absorption 0.6%
compressive strength 11.6 MPA