MACROSCOPIC DESCRIPTION

  • Medium and sometimes medium to coarse grained marble, rasy to rosy white, whith light reddish small veins.

MICROSCOPIC FEATURES

  • Essential Minerals: Calcite. ~98%
  • Acessory Minerals: Quartz, Rock with granoblastic texture showing dominant medium size grains and sliced edges.

ROSA EL-REI G3

Rosa El-Rei G3

PHYSICO-MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

  • Compression breaking load 1107 Kg/cm2
  • Compression breaking load after freezing test 1005 Kg/cm2
  • Bending strength 148 Kg/cm2
  • Volumetric weight 2716 Kg/m3
  • Water absorption at N.P. conditions 0.05 %
  • Apparent porosity 0.14 %
  • Thermal linear expansion coefficient 12.2 10-6 per ºC
  • Abrasion test 2.3mm
  • Impact test: minimum fall height 50cm
  • > Rückkehr

QUARRIES

  • Vila Viçosa

PREVALLING APPLICATIONS

  • Exterior and interior user.