Silver White

Silver White - Polished

Silver White - Polished

Macroscopic description

Granite of medium grain and two micas. The quartz is grey clearly with grain of medium diameter (2 to 3 mm). Also called as Branco Vimieiro.


Physico-mechanical properties

Compression breaking load  1487  Kg/cm2
Compression breaking load after freezing test  1419  Kg/cm2
Bending strength  156  Kg/cm2
Volumetric weight  2622  Kg/m3
Water absorption at N.P. conditions  0.34  %
Appatent porosity  0.88
Thermal linear expansion coefficient  6.7  X10-6 perºc
Abrasion test  0.2  mm
Impact test  60  cm