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TRAVERTINO NOCE

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

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The variable coloring from straw yellow straw to hazelnut to dark brown 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.