This Stone of the Month supplied by Polycor Inc., Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. 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.

quarry location Saint-Jules, Quebec, Canada
absorption by weight 0.29%
density 167.2 pounds/cubic foot (2,679 kg/cu.m)
compressive strength 18,578.7 psi (128.1 MPa)
flexural strength 1,116.8 psi (7.7 MPa)