MARBLE / Levadia

Levadia

The Levadia Marble is a black calcite rock and it's mined from the marble quarries in central Greece. It's highly resilient with minimum gaps, while it can be used as industrial marble after being polished. 

PHYSICAL & MECHANICAL PROPERTIES
APPARENT SPECIFIC DENSITY (ASTMC-97)
WATER ABSORPTION % wt (ASTM C-97)
COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH, MPa (ASTM C-170)
MODULUS OF RUPTURE UNDER FLEXURE(FLEXURAL STRENGTH) - WET CONDITION, MPa (ASTM C-99)
ABRASION RESISTANCE, mm (DIN 52108 - 20 CYCLES)
2690
0,54
106
15
5,59
MINERALOGICAL COMPOSITION, % wt
CALCITE 96,00 DOLOMITE 4,00 QUARTZ -
MICAS - CHLORITE - FELDSPAR -
EPIDOTE - CHROMITE - Fe OXIDES etc. -
CLAY MINERALS - SERPENTINE - PYROXENES -
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS, % wt
CaO 54,5 MgO 0,70 SiO2 1,00
Fe2O3 0,10 AI2O3 0,26 K2O 0,04
Na2O 0,09 MnO 0,00 LOI 43,50