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Range of Strength Properties

 

 

Type of Stone

 

ASTM C-99-52 (Modulus of Rupture)

 

ASTM C-170-50 (Compressive Strength

 

 

 

 

Number of Blocks Tested

 

Average Flex Strength

 

Low

 

High

 

Number of Blocks Tested

 

Average Flex Strength

 

Low

 

High

 

Calico Cream Limestone

 

Across Grain

6

With Grain

6

 

1615

 

1569

 

1488

 

1338

 

1794

 

1821

 

Across Grain

13

With Grain

13

 

10391

 

10275

 

7073

 

7451

 

13392

 

13924

 

Mountain Gold Candy Stripe Sandstone

 

Across Grain

6

With Grain

6

 

766

 

625

 

681

 

459

 

831

 

955

 

Across Grain

16

With Grain

16

 

11556

 

10627

 

9105

 

7418

 

14899

 

15211

 

Blue Sky Calico Limestone

 

Across Grain

6

With Grain

6

 

1659

 

1658.5

 

1403

 

1605

 

1847

 

1773

 

Across Grain

12

With Grain

11

 

10413

 

10689

 

8316

 

7554

 

12438

 

13381

 

Kimmswick Limestone Marble

 

Across Grain

5

With Grain

5

 

3331

 

3183

 

2374

 

2687

 

3869

 

3387

 

Across Grain

9

With Grain

9

 

24077

 

26942

 

20650

 

21980

 

26932

 

30000

 

 

Arkansas Black Limestone Marble

 

Across Grain

7

With Grain

7

 

2988

 

4036

 

3542

 

3283

 

4459

 

4880

 

Across Grain

14

With Grain

14

 

21333

 

23433

 

14369

 

17564

 

27517

 

29535