This Stone of the Month, Champlain Black marble, is supplied by Tennessee Marble Company of Friendsville, TN.  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. (Isle La Motte, Vermont)
Absorption .14%
Density 168 lbs./ft3
Compressive Strength 19,500 psi
Abrasion resistance 24 Ha
Flexural Strength 2,399 psi