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Table 1 Data on marble samples: sample abbreviation, density, imbibition coefficient (IC %), Weight Loss (WL%) and Last Measured Weight Variation (LMWV 0/00) are given

From: Proposal of a new analytical procedure for the measurement of water absorption by stone. Preliminary study for an alternative to the Italian technical normative NORMAL 07-81

Sample Density (gcm-3) IC (%) WL (%) LMWV (0/00)
WM 2.6552±0.0014 0.7125±0.0066 0.0159±0.0042 0.7432±0.1774
RM1 2.6525±0.0027 0.6974±0.0157 0.0149±0.0097 0.7030±0.2375
RM2 2.6923±0.0062 0.3069±0.0149 0.0137±0.0030 1.0102±0.0458