Stone of the Month: May 2009
BronziteCountry of Origin- Brazil
Geological classification- Ferric quartzite
Compressive strength- 182.7 MPa
Flexural strength- 40.4 MPa
Water Absorption- 0.64%
Specific gravity- 3,126 kg/cu.m
This Stone of the Month supplied by Decolores Mármores e Granitos, Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil. 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 high-resolution digital image, along with the relevant technical data, to michael@stoneworld.