Blanco Macael Rio - Macael el Marmol

Blanco Macael Rio

Description

COLOR: White

LOCATION: Macael, province of Almería, Spain

DESCRIPTION: Medium-grain calcitic marble (very thick crystalline)

MINERAL COMPOSITION:

Main components: Calcite

Additional components: Opaque minerals and quartz.

Physycal-Mechanical Properties

Absorption 0.06 %
Apparent specific weight 2.73
Impact toughness 17.72 in
Flexural strength 15.0 MPa
Compressive strength 74.1 MPa
Frost resistance Weight loss: 0.02 %

Changes: No

Thermal schock resistance Weight loss: 0.02 % 0.02 %

Changes: No

Anchor strength 2100 n
Frictional resistance 0.7874 in
Slipperiness Usrv 65

 

(Surface finish: cut with diamond)

Recommended applications and Finishes Table

APPLICATION FINISH
Brush-

hammered

Honed Aged Trimmed Polished* Sawed

or Cut

Ventilated facades * * * * *
Wall coating * * * * * *
Plates * * * *
Flooring * * * * *
Paving stones and curbs *

 

* Polished: Restrictions for outdoor and public use