Breccia Pontificia marble
apparent unit mass (density) 2,599 kg/cu.m
water absorption 16.4%
flexural strength 14 N/sq.mm
compressive strength 137 N/sq.mm
abrasion resistance 2.29 mm
MOHS hardness 4
This Stone of the Month supplied by Antolini Luigi & C., S.p.A., Sega di Cavaion (VR), Italy. 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.