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September 2017


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Palissandro Bluette
information A light blue-grey magnesian marble of the Permian period, with grey and white streakes, French "bluette" = spark.
Technical and physical characteristics: Bulk density: 2,78 - 2,81 kg/dm³, bending strength: 20 N/mm², compression breaking load: 101 - 128 N/mm², water absorption: 1,74 weight-%, abrasion resistance: 0,20 (proportional to the San Fedelino granite), frost resistant, polish constant only inside.
Uses: Ornamental stone.
origin Italy (Crevoladossola/Domodossola/Val d'Ossola/Provincia di Verbano-Cusio-Ossola/European Alps/Piemonte)
synonyms Palisandro Bluette, Palissandro Bluett
suppliers Italy
"Palissandro Bluette", quarry, blocks, slabs: Gruppo Tosco Marmi, I-50021 Barberino Val D'Elsa (FI)/Italy; email: info@gruppotoscomarmi.it; web: http://www.gruppotoscomarmi.it;

Austria
"Palisandro Bluette", slabs, tiles, cut-to-size: Moerz Naturstein GmbH, A-8010 Graz/Austria; email: office@moerznaturstein.com; web: http://www.moerznaturstein.com;

Germany
"Palisandro Bluette", slabs, tiles, cut-to-size: Rossittis GmbH, D-59439 Holzwickede/Germany; email: info@rossittis.de; web: http://www.rossittis.de;

Palissandro Bluette, sample slab

Palissandro Bluette, sample slab

Palissandro Bluette, macro

Palissandro Bluette, macro

Palissandro Bluette, microphotograph

Palissandro Bluette, microphotograph
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