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Country of Origin U.S. (Alabama)
Absorption 0.07%
Bulk Specific Gravity 169.4 lbs./ft3
Modulus of Rupture 2,600 psi
Compressive Strength 14,700 psi
Abrasion resistance 12.1 Ha
Flexural Strength 1,900 psi