Stone of the Month: July 2010
Azul Macaubas quartziteCountry of origin Brazil
Specific weight 2,45 kg/cu.m
Compressive strength 1,704 kg/sq.cm
Flexural strength 68 kg/sq.cm
Absorption (per weight) 0.11%
Rupture coefficient 382.06 MPa
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