Norwegian Rose - Standard

Producer: Norwegian Rose as, Fauske - Norway

Norwegian Rose marble, with its unique colour and pattern, is one of Norway's most famous
building stones and renowned through the world.
Used for decoration, such as for tabletops, mantelpieces, and bathroom floors and walls, to name
but a few purposes, this beautiful and durable marble fully deserves the worldwide reputation
it continues to enjoy.

Norwegian Rose - Standard have the following visual properties:

1. choice

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2. choice

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Technical qualities:

Table 1.

Test no

Specific gravity
[g/cm3]

Water absorption weight
[%]

Bending strength [N/mm2]

Compressive strength
[N/mm2]

1

2

3

4

5

2,76

2,75

2,75

2,76

2,76

0,08

0,09

0,09

0,10

0,11

11,8

13,2

12,6

13,9

11,4

121,4

91,9

84,8

78,6

116,8

Average

2,76

0,09

12,6

98,7


Table 2. Thermal growth [
10-6 / C]

Test-

cycle

Test no. 1

Test no. 2

23 C to 70 C

23 C to -20 C

23 C to 70 C

23 C to -20 C

average

average

average

average

1

8,3

8,3

1,8

1,8

6,9

6,9

1,3

1,4

2

8,2

1,7

6,8

1,4

The tested Norwegian  Rose sample has a thermal growth of  4,1 x 10-6 / C in a temperature range between  -20 C to +70 C


  Table 3.

Test-

piece

Abrasion in mm after

Weight loss in gram after

1000 RPM

2000 RPM

1000 RPM

2000 RPM

 

average

 

average

 

average

 

average

1

3,46

3,35

6,78

6,71

37,44

35,99

72,61

71,52

2

3,23

6,64

34,53

70,42

The tested Norwegian Rose sample has the following abrasion characteristic after ASTM D1242-87: 6,7 mm