Hardness 4-5 Mohs
Unit volume by weight 2.70 g/cu.cm
Water absorption at atmospheric pressure by weight 0.16%
Water absorption at atmospheric pressure by volume 0.44%
Compressive strength 694 kg/sq.cm
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