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 – granite
Water absorption (% mass): 0.41
Simple compressive strength (MPa): 86
Place of origin: Formazza Valley (VB)
Impact resistance: impact force (J): 7.5
Mass per unit volume (kg/m3): 2632
Knoop microhardness (MPa): 5552