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BRECCIA

Italian marble from Alps.

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It presents a finely granular structure. The basic color, pink, is brightened up by shades and sometimes, by crystal clear veins. The design is usually very diverse.

Resistance to compression:
From 750 to 800 kg/cm2.
Flexion resistance:
152 Kg/cm2.
Simple compression breaking load:
2050 Kg/cm2.
Weight per unit volume:
2620 Kg/m3.
Resistance to freezing:
Good, but the use is preferable in the interiors.
Water absorption coefficient:
0,41 %.
Main use:
Interior.
Shininess:
Excellent.
Carving:
Not much suitable for carving works.