Limestone - Portland

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Description

Portland stone is an Oolitic limestone from the Portlandian formation (Jurassic)
Technical Results
 
Geological Type
Jurassic limestone
Colour
White/ Grey
Water Absorption
5.8%
Porosity
17.3%
Density
2376 Kg/m3
Compressive Strength
71.7 MPa
  Saturation Coefficient 0.71% BRE 03/97
  Salt Crystallisation 20.6% loss