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Stone of the Month:<br>Blue River granite

August 1, 2004


This Stone of the Month supplied by BTA Granitos, Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, ES, Brazil. 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.

country of origin Brazil
dry density 168.55 pounds/cubic foot
flexural strength 14.89 Mpa
porosity 0.73%
water absorption 0.27%