Teravertine

Travertine stone included :
Kubayashi pulled out the sliding door which had a painting of tiger on it; He put a white stone with bluish grey streaks in front of the general officer; General picked up the stone, placed it beside Bonsai and called it Haiko (a Japanese poem).
My father was always telling the story about the giant catfish with silver scales; I wish he was here and saw this stone…

Stone feature%
Water absorption percent0.23
Abrasion resistance of stone subjected to foot traffic Ha (AVg)19.44
Apparent and real density determination1.75 × 105 kg/cm2
Hardness3 – 3.5
Apparent density2.70 gr/cm3