Our sandstone is one of
Mother Nature's Finest products
                   made 180 million years ago!

Specification Data

Stone is a natural product and can vary, the figures below are indicative only, customers requiring specific attributes should arrange to have their own testing carried out, please contact the quarry for further details.

Composition by Petrographic Analysis

 Quartz 51 - 66%
 Lithic Fragments 8 - 21%
 Muscovite Mica <0.1 - 1.1%
 Clay Minerals 8.5 - 10.4%
 Goethite 7.7 - 12.7%
 Voids 3.2 - 10%
 Feldspar < 0.5 - 9%
 Trace Minerals < 0.1%

Compressive Strength (MPa)

Dry40.4 - 63.0
Wet25.4 - 40.0

Modulus of Rupture (MPa)

Dry7.5 - 10.0
Wet3.8 - 8.0

Other

 Absorption (% by weight) 3.9 - 6.00
Apparent Porosity (%)7.9 - 13.31
Sodium Sulphate Soundness (% Loss) 0.3 - 0.6
 Density/Specific Gravity (ton/m3) 2.21 - 2.40

Wet Slip Test

V Classification, BPN=65

 

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