Prairie Gold is a new, natural buff sandstone quarried in Colorado. Prairie Gold is available in a full product range, from thin veneer to hearthstones and mantles. Download our brochure for Prairie Gold sandstone, plus get our guide for installation techniques and design ideas.
Prairie Gold sandstone is a proven material in Colorado
ASTM testing results for Prairie Gold sandstone
C97 Specific Gravity and absorption: 132.6 Lbs. per cubic Ft. 6.2% absorption*
C616 Modulus of Rupture: Dry condition 787 PSI*
C170 Compressive Strength: 5240 PSI*
C880 “Flexural Strength of Dimensional Stone” Dry condition. Average of 5 samples: 539 psi. Low: 511 psi. High: 579 psi. Standard of deviation: 25**
*Test results are averages of 5 test samples. Testing performed by Commercial Testing Laboratory at 22 Lipan St.Denver, Colorado.
**Test Summaries from December of 2015 performed by TCNA and certified by Katelyn Simpson, Laboratory Manager.