Limestone Database

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  • Pietra Lessinia Pink
  • Rose - Beige cream
  • Details
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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