Check out this picture. Boneweave Hauberk blocked monsters.
I have tested a ton of stuff, but for some reason, only this type of armor can blocked monsters not others.
There's a catch to this though. It Doesn't stop teleporters, and it doesn't stop projectiles. And since everything in Inferno can throw !@#$%^&* at you or teleport, doesn't help much.
Below is another cool screenshot of what this strange armor can do: