Friday, April 18, 2014








Natural stone profile – Moca Creme

Natural stone profile – Moca Creme

One of the main Portuguese limestone is called Moca Creme, which is a beige coloured limestone with an unique paralel vein. The Moca Creme has gained international recognition due to its beautiful work done in cladding, decoration and diverse projects. It is today a reference beige limestone worldwide.




The area where the Moca Cream Limestone is extracted is also known for its famous ancestors. We are talking about dinosaurs that populated this area more than 175 millions year ago. Located in the Serra D´Aires e Candeeiros Natural Park, the Moca Cream limestone extraction area lies in the district of Alcanede.



The Moca Cream is a beige coloured limestone, characterized by its parallel vein and uniform background. However, when the same stone is cut in favour of the vein it shows a relatively different appearance, with a more uniform background and light beige colour, with no signs of vein.


Recommended applications

The Moca Cream limestone is most commonly used in interior covering walls and exterior applications such as cladding. It is also a preferential limestone used in flooring with moderate utilization. However, the type of work that bring the most credit and recognition to the Moca Cream’s beautiful veinage and colour are masonry and stonework done for interior decoration.


Main markets

The Moca Creme is a well known type of limestone from Portugal with a considerable market pretty much everywhere. Some of these markets are:
- China
- North of Europe
- Middle East


Alternative names

The Moca Creme can be found in the market with different names. Some of these names are:
- Mocha Cream
- St Hubert
- Marbella limestone
- Crema Moca


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