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Stone of the Month: April 2010

April 1, 2010


Jura Beige limestone

Country of origin Germany

Absorption 0.96 %

Density 165.26 pounds/square foot

Modulus of rupture 2,283 psi

Compressive strength 21,085 psi

Abrasion index  30.6

Flexural strength 1,560 psi

This Stone of the Month supplied by Vereinigte Marmorwerke (VM) Kaldorf GmbH, Titting-Kaldorf, Germany. 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 michael@stoneworld.com.

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