Manuel & Cardoso - Processing and Marketing of Natural Stones and Compounds



Macroscopic Description

Whitish-grey to whitish-yellow limestone showing oolitic tendency, calcite clastic and bioclastic with some darkish dispersed spots.


Prevailing Applications

Flooring and facing slabs, for interiors in preference; masonry.


Physio-Mecanical Properties


Compression breaking load Mpa 155
Compression breaking load after freezing test Mpa 157
Bending Strength Mpa 14.1
Volumetric Weight Kg/m3 2 660
Water absorption at N.P. % 0.5
Apparent porosity % 1.7
Thermal Linear expansion X10-6 perº C 3.3
Abrasion Test mm 2
Impact test: Minimum fall height mm 0.25




Country: Portugal | District: Leiria | Municipality: Alcobaça



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