Stone of the Month:
This Stone of the Month supplied by Tem-Mer Marble, 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
density 2.74 g/cu. cm
water absorption (by weight) 0.067%
water absorption (by volume) 0.182%
compressive strength 588 Kgf/sq.cm
hardness 3-4 Mohs