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Calacatta Oro Extra

alacatta Oro Extra marble is one of the highest quality varieties available of this extremely popular and luxurious natural stone. With a whiter backdrop than standard Calacatta Oro marble, the material presents less natural impurities and thicker and bolder golden and grey veining.

Price Group

4

Slab size:
Average slab dimensions: 2400x1200mm to 3000x1900mm | Average m2 per slab: 5.5
Tile sizes:
300x300x10mm | 305x305x10mm | 600x400x10mm | 300x300x20mm | 600x600x10mm | 600x600x20mm
Available Finishes:
Polished | Honed | Flamed | Riven | Satinato | Sawn | Bush Hammered | Anticato
Other Names:
Calacatta Gold Extra marble, Calcutta Gold Extra, Oro Extra marble
Description

Product Description

Calacatta Oro Extra marble is one of the highest quality varieties available of this extremely popular and luxurious natural stone. With a whiter backdrop than standard Calacatta Oro marble, the material presents less natural impurities and thicker and bolder golden and grey veining.
Quarried only in Carrara, Italy this marble is a classic in architectural design since mid-century.
Applied to walls and kitchen surroundings, it makes the environment functional and practical in day-to-day modern, busy life.
While on the staircase, it imparts soft touch highlighting the day light, or chandelier reflecting sunlight around the room with Italian finesse and originality.
Calacatta Oro Extra marble is also found in wall features, commercial areas such as high end hotels, offices in table boards and any other area that requires a prominent material with distinctive and unmistakable looks.
This natural marble is also used extensively on areas such as the bathroom floor, worktop, wall claddings, shower tray and is endued with sheer beauty and elegance.

Marble is a rock that has been formed over millions of years with different minerals that have metamorphosed from Limestone to become a unique natural stone with durable characteristics and a luxurious appeal.

Marble has been formed from sedimentary rocks that have suffered a natural crystallization of the original minerals, resulting in interlocking stone rocks that vary in appearance according to the different minerals that compose it; which can be silica, sand, clay and iron oxides among others. These natural impurities allow for an endless variation of stone types which have made marble the most famous natural stone in the world.

Marble has been used since ancient times in the construction of monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc), statues (David by Michelangelo and paving amongst establishments of kings and emperors.

More recently and with the advance of new technology and quarrying systems, marble has become more affordable and is present in the most beautiful homes as well as in hotels, restaurants and other spaces that dazzle onlookers.

Marble has also gained popularity due to its luxurious appeal, timeless looks, durability and value it provides to any property in which it is applied.

Marble is a 100% natural product that varies in size, pattern and dimensions; making each piece unique. Slabs dimensions vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5m2.

Marble comes in standard thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm but can be sourced in thicker sheets and block formats.

Features and benefits of marble:

  • High resistance to heath and freezing
  • 100% natural
  • Non-toxic
  • Each piece is unique
  • Low liquid absorption
  • Extreme durability
  • Suitable for indoors and outdoors
  • Wide array of colours, patterns and finishes

 

Product Data

Product Data

TypeMarble
ColourGolden, White
Price Rating4
Thicknesses20mm, 30mm, 40mm
FinishesHoned, Leather, Polished, Satin
Suitable forExterior, Interior
CountryItaly
Technical Information

Technical Information

  • Water Absorption:0.22 - 0.28 mass%
  • Compressive Strength: 122.0 - 126.0 MPa
  • Density:2725 kg/m3
  • Flexural Strength: 12.3 MPa
  • Additional Information

    Additional Information

  • Mass Volume: 2725 kg/m3
  • Water Absorption: 0.22%
  • Breaking Load Compression Simple: 126 MPa
  • Compression breaking load after freezing: 122 MPa
  • Tangent elastic modulus: 45,700 MPa
  • Tensile indirectly by bending 12.3 MPa
  • Coefficient of Abrasion : 0.58
  • Impact resistance: minimum fall height: 36 cm
  • Linear thermal expansion rate 3.9 x 10-5 0C-1
  • Knoop microhardness: 1354 MPa
  • Index of non-uniformity of hardness: 1.25
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