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TRAVERTINO CLASSICO

Italian marble from Central Appennine Mountains, Lazio, central Italy.

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The variable coloring from straw yellow to hazelnut and the porous looks represent the two main features that make Travertino easily recognizable. Its pores often are closed by the build-up of calcium carbonate yielding a very solid and strong stone therefore suitable for being a perfect construction material.

Resistance to compression:
From 200 to 600 kg/cm2 .
Flexion resistance:
125 Kg/cm2.
Simple compression breaking load:
1200 Kg/cm2.
Weight per unit volume:
From 2400 to 2500 Kg/m3.
Resistance to freezing:
Good.
Water absorption coefficient:
From 2 to 5%.
Main use:
Interior and exterior.
Shininess:
Good.
Carving:
Excellent.