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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)

Dry 40.4 - 63.0
Wet 25.4 - 40.0

Modulus of Rupture (MPa)

Dry 7.5 - 10.0
Wet 3.8 - 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