Properties of building stone

Stone is one of building material used for masonry construction. They are large in size and cover greater area with less number. Stones have greater durability and weather resistance property as compared to bricks. Appearance and Texture Stones should have homogenous structure and be uniform in color. When stones are used for face work the appearance is of great importance Weight Stone used for building construction should have specific gravity greater than 2.4. Greater the weight , higher will be

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