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Calacatta Oro Extra

Calacatta Oro Extra marble display the whitest background amongst all Calacatta types. It also offers thicker and bolder veins with striking effect.

Price Group

5

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
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Description

Product Description

Calacatta Oro Extra marble is one of the highest quality varieties of this popular and luxurious natural stone. With a whiter backdrop than standard Calacatta Oro, it presents less  impurities. In addition, it displays a thicker and bolder golden and grey veining than the standard Calacatta Oro.
Quarried only in Carrara, Italy this marble is a classic in architectural design since mid-century. You can apply it 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.

Marble is formed from sedimentary rocks that have suffered a natural crystallization of the original minerals. This resulting in interlocking stone rocks, which look marvellous. Marble rocks vary in appearance according to the different minerals that compose it. Are you wondering what is marble made from?  It can be made from silica, sand, clay and iron oxides among others.

In Addition, these natural impurities allow for endless variation of stone types. Which is one of the reasons that have made marble the most famous stone in the world.

Marble has been used since ancient times in the construction of many monuments (Taj Mahal in India, Marble Arch in London, etc). Also, in statues (David by Michelangelo), paving and establishments of kings and emperors. More recently, and with the advance of new technology and quarrying systems, marble has become affordable.

Which makes it a reality in residential homes, offices, shops, hotels and restaurants. You can also use marble and other spaces, as it never fails to impress.

Another factor that strengthens the timeless popularity of marble is its luxurious appeal. Coupled with resistance, elegant looks and durability. If this was not enough, it also adds investment value it to any property in which it is applied.

As well as being 100% natural, marble varies in size, pattern and dimensions. Similarly, each marble piece unique in its appearance. It also offers, slabs dimensions that vary from block to block and cover an approximate area of 5.5 square meters.  If you wish to create large panels and original designs, marble is the perfect material.

You can source our marble in both tile and slab formats. In addition, there are thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm. And we can also source in thicker sheets and blocks of marble for special projects.

Features and benefits of Calacatta Oro Extra marble:

  • High resistant to high heat and freezing conditions.
  • 100% natural and hygienic.
  • Non-toxic and highly fire resistant.
  • Each piece is unique in terms of colours, patterns and tone.
  • Low liquid absorption.
  • Extreme durability.
  • Suitable for indoors and outdoors.
  • Infinite design and movement.
  • Great for small spaces.

 

 

 

Product Data

Product Data

TypeMarble
ColourGolden, White
Price Rating5
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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