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Stone of the Month: Belgian Bluestone

February 2, 2003


country of origin Belgium
density 2,689 kg/cu.m
water absorption 0.31%
compressive strength 1.292 daN/sq.cm

This Stone of the Month supplied by Belgian Quality Stone (Century Stone), Belgium. 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.