Stone World

Stone of the Month

September 1, 2006


Oro Fino granite

Density: 2,621 kg/cu.m

Compressive strength: 1,578 kg/sq.cm

Compressive strength (after freezing): 1,425 kg/sq.cm

Flexural strength: 104 kg/sq.cm

Absorption: 0.23%

This Stone of the Month supplied by Granitex S.p.A., Verona, Italy. 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 ASTM results to Stone of the Month, Stone World, 210 Route 4 East, Suite 311, Paramus, NJ 07652.