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SOTM: Crema Novita marble

December 1, 2005


Crema Novita marble

Hardness 4-5 Mohs

Unit volume by weight 2.70 g/cu.cm

Water absorption at atmospheric pressure by weight 0.16%

Water absorption at atmospheric pressure by volume 0.44%

Porosity 0.44%

Compressive strength 698 kg/sq.cm

This Stone of the Month supplied by Tekmar, Istanbul, Turkey. 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.

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