Limestone Database

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  • Solnhofen
  • Beige, (gold, cream)
  • Details
    Stone NameSolnhofen
    Stone Type3
    OriginGermany (Bavaria)
    ColorBeige, (gold, cream)
    Water Absorbtion1.0-1.5%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic
    Petrographic Typemicritic limestone
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  • Purbeck Stone
  • Beige-cream (gold) to light grey (bluish)
  • Details
    Stone NamePurbeck Stone
    Stone Type3
    OriginUnited Kingdom
    ColorBeige-cream (gold) to light grey (bluish)
    Water Absorbtion0.2-2.5%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCretaceous
    Petrographic Typefossiliferous limestone mainly with shells
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  • Portland Stone
  • Cream (beige, grey)
  • Details
    Stone NamePortland Stone
    Stone Type3
    OriginUnited Kingdom - Isle of Portland, Dorset
    ColorCream (beige, grey)
    Water AbsorbtionTithonian stage of the Jurassic period
    Hardness
    Geologic Age4-7%
    Petrographic Typeoolitic limestone (some with shells)
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  • Pietra Lessinia Pink
  • Rose - Beige cream
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    Stone NamePietra Lessinia Pink
    Stone Type3
    OriginItaly (Veneto)
    ColorRose - Beige cream
    Water Absorbtion0.45-0.5%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic
    Petrographic Typenodular to micritic limestone
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  • Picture Wood
  • Yellow
  • Details
    Stone NamePicture Wood
    Stone Type3
    OriginSpain
    ColorYellow
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Moleanos
  • Cream, beige, greyish
  • Details
    Stone NameMoleanos
    Stone Type3
    OriginPortugal (Leiria)
    ColorCream, beige, greyish
    Water Absorbtion0.65-0.8%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic
    Petrographic Typefossiliferous - oolitic limestone
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  • Mocha Creme
  • Cream, beige
  • Details
    Stone NameMocha Creme
    Stone Type3
    OriginPortugal
    ColorCream, beige
    Water Absorbtion2.5-3.5%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic
    Petrographic Typefossiliferous (oolitic) limestone
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  • Kota Stone Blue
  • Grey-bluish
  • Details
    Stone NameKota Stone Blue
    Stone Type3
    OriginKota district, Rajasthan, India
    ColorGrey-bluish
    Water Absorbtion(0.2-0.3%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typeoolitic limestone
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  • Indiana Limestone
  • Cream (beige) up to light grey
  • Details
    Stone NameIndiana Limestone
    Stone Type3
    OriginUSA (Indiana)
    ColorCream (beige) up to light grey
    Water Absorbtion4-7.5%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboni-ferous
    Petrographic Typeoolitic and fossiliferous limestone
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  • Kota Stone Brown
  • Brown-beige
  • Details
    Stone NameKota Stone Brown
    Stone Type3
    OriginKota district, Rajasthan, India
    ColorBrown-beige
    Water Absorbtion(0.2-0.3%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typeoolitic limestone
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