Magnesium Fluoride vs. Sandstone
Magnesium fluoride belongs to the non-glass optical ceramics classification, while sandstone belongs to the natural stone. There are 10 material properties with values for both materials. Properties with values for just one material (11, in this case) are not shown.
For each property being compared, the top bar is magnesium fluoride and the bottom bar is sandstone.
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|Elastic (Young's, Tensile) Modulus, GPa||130|
|Shear Modulus, GPa||76|
|Specific Heat Capacity, J/kg-K||980|
|Stiffness to Weight: Axial, points||22|
|Stiffness to Weight: Bending, points||52|
|Thermal Conductivity, W/m-K||28|
|Thermal Diffusivity, mm2/s||8.8|
|Thermal Expansion, µm/m-K||11|