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Thassos Crystal Semi White
information A medium- to coarse-grained, white to light grey calcite marble of the Cambrian period.
Essentials: calcite: 98%, dolomite: 1%; quartz and other accessories: 1%. Technical and physical characteristics: Bulk density: 2,705 kg/dm³, bending strength: 21,67 N/mm², compression breaking load: 62, 8 - 89,47 N/mm², water absorption: 0,09 - 0,12 weight-%, abrasion resistance: 7,57 mm (according to Amsler), frost resistant, polish constant only inside.
Uses: Ornamental stone.

origin Greece (Theologos/Thasos island)
synonyms Thassos Cristallina Semi White, Thassos Crystallina Semi White (according to EN 12440, addendum A), Thassos Semi White
suppliers "Thassos Crystallina Semi White", quarry: Laskaridis Marble SA, GR-64004 Limenas/Thassos/Greece: email: info@laskaridismarble.gr; web: http://www.laskaridismarble.gr;

"Thassos Crystal Semi White", slabs, tiles: Iktinos Hellas S.A., GR-14452 Metamorphossis (Athen)/Greece; email: info@iktinos.gr; web: http://www.iktinos.gr;


Thassos Crystal Semi White, sample slab

Thassos Crystal Semi White, macro

Thassos Crystal Semi White, microphotograph
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