Country of Origin: U.S.
Apparent Density: 147-165 lb/ft3
Open Porosity: 0.67%
Compressive Strength: 21,321 psi
Flexural Strength: 1,218 psi
Moisture Absorption: 0.2%
Resistance to Thermal Shock (variation of mass): -0.02%
Frost Resistance (change in mean flexural strength): 1,146 psi (-5%)
Acid Resistance (variation of mass) 0.05 - 0.01%
Petrografic Examination: Migmatitic granite
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