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Country of origin Brazil

Apparent unit mass      2640 kg/cu.m

Absorption coefficient  4.012%

Coefficient of abrasion 8.33 mm

Simple compression      130.42 MPa

Flexural strength test  9.85 MPa

Sliding friction wear test    3.50 mm

MOHS hardness      4

This Stone of the Month supplied by Antolini Luigi & C., Sega di Cavaion, 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 high-resolution digital image, along with the relevant technical data, to