Weight and Strength of Stone

Sandstone, Granite, Limestone, Marble and Slate

StoneCrushing Weight (lbs/sq.in.)Shearing Strength (lbs/sq.in.)Strength
(lbs)
Sandstone 150 8000 1500
Granite 170 15000 2000
Limestone 170 6000 1000
Marble 170 10000 1400
Slate 175 15000
  • 1 psi (lb/in2) = 6,894.8 Pa (N/m2)

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