This Stone of the Month supplied by Artyck Natural Stone & Tile, New York, NY. 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: Armenia
density: 1,792 kg/cu.m
water absorption: 3.7%
compressive strength: 1,012 kg/
flexural strength: 121.44 kg/