Gold Veil

A warm off white limestone accentuated with a hint of red veins and fossil intrusions.

Physical Characteristics of the Stone

TEST

SPECIFICATIONS

RESULT

COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH (mpa)

ASTM C170

Dry 124.2

Wet 108.3

WATER ABSORPTION (%)

ASTM C97

0.432

BULK SPECIFIC GRAVITY (gm/cm3)

ASTM C97

2.662

Modulus of Rupture (n/mm2)

ASTM C99

Perpendicular to rift 12.63

Parallel to rift 10.14

Flexural Strength (n/mm2)

ASTM C97

 Perpendicular to rift 13.06

Parallel to rift 13.16

Abrasion Resistance

ASTM C241

13.69

Thermal Shock

 

Satisfactory

Petrographic Examination

 EN12407

Satisfactory

Crystallization (%)

 EN12370

Man Variation of mass

 -0.8

Salt Mist (%)

Man Value of mass loss

0.04

Slip Resistance

Honed60

Wet 0.71

Dry 0.8

Honed80

Wet 0.67

Dry 0.74

Honed100

Wet 0.64

Dry 0.77