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Creme Lagoa

Creme Lagoa

Origin: Portugal

Type: Marble

 

Macroscopic Description

Medium grained rock with granoblastic texture

 

Petrographic Description

Fine grained marble with rosy white-yellow, bright white-yellow and indigo-white colours, sometimes presenting light greyish or brownish spots.

 

Physico-Mechanical Properties

 

  • Compression Breaking Load: 712 Kg/cm2
  • Compression Breaking Load after Freezing Test: 905 Kg/cm2
  • Bending Strength: 214 Kg/cm2
  • Volumetric Weight: 2706 Kg/m3
  • Water Absorption: 0,11%
  • Apparent Porosity: 0,32%
  • Thermal Linear Expansion Coefficient: 11 (10^6 per ºC)
  • Abrasion Test: 2,6 mm
  • Impact Test: 72,5 cm

 

Chemical Properties

 

  • Al2O3: 1%
  • CaO: 51,87%
  • Fe2O3: 0,18%
  • K2O: 0,25%
  • MgO: 0,45%
  • Na2O: 0,1%
  • P. R.: 41,32%
  • SiO2: 4,67%
  • TiO2: 0,01%

 

Microscopical Properties

 

  • Calcite: 98%
  • Others: 2%