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Country of origin  Argentina

Absorption by weight   0.2 %

Density   166.9 pounds/cubic foot (2,673.48 kg/cu.m)

Compressive strength   21,460 psi (148 MPa)

Abrasion resistance, hardness   64.15

Flexural strength  1,522.5 psi (10.5 MPa)


This Stone of the Month supplied by Genaro y Andrés De Stefano S.A., Buenos Aires, Argentina. 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