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Stone of the Month: Light Walnut (Classic) travertine

May 1, 2005


This Stone of the Month supplied by Travertine Bros., Istanbul, Turkey. 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 Turkey
unit weight (dry) 2.44 g/cu.cm
unit weight (saturated) 2.49 g/cu.cm
porosity 4.93%
water absorption 2.02%
compressive strength 610 kg/sq.cm
hardness 2.5-3 MOHS