We are working on a temple project that will be constructed using solid natural stones (Sandstone and Marble). All structural members of the temple will also be made of stones to be cut and taken directly from the mountains. Ferrous materials will not be permitted in the construction of the Temple.
The AHJ is requiring us to present theoretically the default fire ratings of these natural stones to be used with particular thicknesses. What resources exist to help calculate/determine the fire ratings of these solid natural stones?
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