Stone of the Month: Black Beauty
This Stone of the Month supplied by Antolini Luigi & C., S.p.A., Domegliara, Verona, 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.
country of origin Norway
dry density 3.01 g/cu.cm
water absorption 0.07% weight
bending strength 22.7 N/sq.mm
compressive strength 191.5 N/sq.mm