Gris Macael - Macael el Marmol

Gris Macael

Description

COLOR: Light grey

LOCATION: Macael, province of Almería, Spain

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

MINERAL COMPOSITION:

Main components: Calcite

Additional components: quartz, plagioclase (albite), muscovite and opaque minerals

Physical-Mechanical Properties

Absorption 0.06 %
Apparent specific weight 2.71
Impact toughness 0.94 in
Flexural strength 15.5 MPa
Compressive strength 96.9 MPa
Frost resistance Weight loss: 0.02 %

Changes: No

Thermal schock resistance Weight loss: 0.02 %

Changes: No

Anchor strength 1700 n
Frictional resistance 0.8858 in
Slipperiness Usrv 52

 

(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