This Stone of the Month is supplied by Dakota Granite Co. of Milbank, SD. 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

Country of Origin:  U.S.
Compressive Strength:  26,800 psi
Modulus of Rupture:  2,700 psi
Average Absorption:  .14%
Flexural Strength:  2,400 psi
Abrasion Resistance:  28.7 Ha