Pietra Alberese

"Colombino"

Features

A stone featuring hardiness and longevity. It's a remarkable limestone with outstanding physical and mechanical characteristics.

An elegant and refined stone, the forte Alberese is gray-silver colored with a fine grain. It's resilient and compact and sounds like glass when hit.

This stone and his remarkable features make it resilient to ice and freezing, very well suited for outdoor utilization and in the restoration of historical buildings, sidewalks flooring, ladders, curbs and walls covering.

Chemical-Physical Characteristics

Volumic Mass: (Kg/m³)

2.610

Imbibition Coefficient:

1%

Mechanical Characteristics

Compression Strength:

150 MPa

Flexion Resistance:

28,1 MPa

Extraction site

Cava Vaglie

Visit the Quarry