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An alternative to steel and fiberglass. Some facinating specs for marine grade development.
It has few advantages over glass and a few major advantages; like the melting point is a full 250 F higher than glass. when you are talking about the kind of quantities we are that adds up.
I still like the stuff and think it may have a place in seasteading marine architecture.
Ya, it seems quite interesting,
sounds like a renewable resource,
as can always get more basalt from volcanic deposits.
My main concern is: how is it made?
Can we produce it on a boat?
For making cement, we simply need limestone,
a hydraulic grinder, and a furnace.
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