Civil and industrial construction: flooring and cladding for exteriors and interiors, risers, skirting, doorsteps, windowsills, window surrounds, entrances, cornices, canopies, balconies, shelves, columns. Street furniture: kerbs, paving, benches, fountains, planters. Furniture: fireplaces, tables, kitchen countertops and bathroom countertops.
Petrographic name: gneiss
Water absorption (% mass): 0.41
Simple compressive strength (MPa): 104
Place of origin: Trontano – Beura – Cardezza – Villadossola – Crevoladossola – Domodossola – Montecrestese (VB)
Impact resistance: impact force (J): 6.6
Mass per unit volume (kg/m3): 2629
Knoop microhardness (MPa): 3789