White Piracema granite

White Piracema granite

Country of origin      Brazil

Bulk specific gravity  2.653 Kg/m3

Porosity          0.39%

Absorption     0.15%

Unconfined compressive strength test       125 MPa

Modulus of rupture  14.44 MPa

Ice/Thawing compression   142.0 MPa

Erosion 0.62 mm/1,000 m

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