country of origin: Italy
density: 2,705 kg/cu.m
water absorption: 0.16%
compressive strength: 1,209 kg/sq/cm
flexural strength: 178 kg/sq.cm
simple compression after 20 freeze/thaw cycles: 1,255 kg/sq.cm
abrasion resistance: 2.58 mm
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