Marrón Emperador marble

Country of origin: Spain

Bulk specific gravity: 2750 kg/m3

Water absorption: 0.4%

Modulus of rupture (dry): 9.1 MPa/1320 psi

Modulus of rupture (wet): 151.4 MPa/21959 psi

Flexural strength (dry): 4.9 MPa/711 psi

Flexural strength (wet):       4.6 MPa/667 psi

This Stone of the Month is supplied by Levantina of Novelda, Alicante, Spain. 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