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Stone of the Month: May 2010

May 1, 2010


Branco Rosal limestone/marble

Absorption by weight      3.05%

Density 156 pounds/cubic foot (2,498.88 kg/cu.m)

Compressive strength     10,005 (69 MPa)

Flexural strength            1,450 psi (10.7 MPa)

Abrasion resistance       16.83


This Stone of the Month supplied by Dimpomar Rochas Portuguesas, Lda., Vila Viçosa, Portugal. 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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