Country of origin  BrazilCielo quartzite

Dry apparent specific mass    2,637 kg/cu.m

Water absorption    0.23%

Compression resistance  158 MPa (dry) 116 MPa (wet)

Flexural resistance  6.9 MPa (dry) 2.8 MPa (wet)

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