Rock of Ages, a large U.S. stone producer based in Barre, VT, introduces Stanstead Gray granite, which is quarried in Stanstead, Quebec, Canada.
The granite – comprised of more than 30% quartz which makes it very hard – is a consistent gray color with white speckles.
While the stone has primarily been used for monuments, Rock of Ages is now introducing it to the building market.
Country of Origin: Canada
Absorption by Weight: 0.14%
Density: 166.0 pounds/ft3 (2665 kg/cu.m)
Compressive Strength: 25,683psi (177MPa)
Abrasion Resistance: 38.79
Flexural Strength: 2050psi (14.12MPa)