A beige to grey-blue limestone of Jurassic age.
Moleanos Limestone is a natural stone with a delicate light beige background and dotted brownish intrusions, displaying calciferous and compact markings in ivory and light creams with detailed spots through its surface, providing a distinctive look to popular and hard wearing stone.
This versatile Limestone is frequently used provide an organic look to any architectural area without having to incur in high costs on a project, working well as match and mix element in combination with whites, beiges, browns, taupe and greens, by bringing the beauty of natural stone to interior or exterior surroundings including kitchens, bathrooms, living rooms, utility rooms and terraces, balconies and patio floorings.
Moleanos Limestone is quarried in the region of Moleanos, Santarém in Portugal from where it is exported to Europe and the rest of the world, destined to different applications such as flooring, external walls, worktops and cladding.
This stone is available in slabs of 20mm and 30mm thicknesses. Other finishes include Aged, Bush hammered, Sandblasted and Tumbled.
Tiles are available for floorings; a matt finish will provide a softer look on this hardwearing natural stone.
Use of a neutral PH cleaner such as Lithofin Power Clean, for regular maintenance will protect the surfaces and ensure that no chemical damage takes places to both the stone the surface sealant that has been applied to the stone during its installation process.
|Average block dimensions||Medium|
|Water Absorption||1.73 By weight %|
|Compressive Strength||95.3 - 103.0 MPa|
|Flexural Strength||10.8 MPa|