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Weight and strength of sandstone, granite, limestone, marble and slate.
Stones - Weight and Strength
|Stone||Crushing Weight (lbf/in2)||Shearing Strength (lbf/in2)||Strength|
|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)
- 1 lbf (Pound force) = 4.45 N = 0.454 kp
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