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Stone of the Month: August 2009

August 1, 2009


Jura Beige limestone

Country of origin Germany

Absorption 1.07 %

Density 63.97 pounds/square foot

Modulus of rupture 2,280 psi

Compressive strength 17,946 psi

Abrasion index 37.3

Flexural strength 1,610 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.