White/Light Beige limestone; Limestone for cladding
Light beige / white limestone, with fine grain and quite uniform background. This is a limestone with a great quality-price relation.
Beige limestone; Landscaping; Exterior paving
Darker beige limestone, with very thin grain and fairly uniform look. This is perhaps the hardest limestone from Portugal.
Grey limestone; Interior flooring; Cladding
Grey / bluish limestone, with medium grain and several areas with a brownish color. It present several signs of fossils throughout its surface.
The Moleanos Classic is a beige colored limestone, with medium grain and several brownish spots. It presents some clear signs of fossils.
Beige limestone; Cladding; Wall coverings
The Moca Creme Classic is a beige colored limestone, which is characterized by its parallel vein, medium grain and uniform background.
Grey limestone; Interior and exterior flooring; Cladding
The Moleanos Azul is a light grey / blue colored limestone, with fine grain and several brownish spots. It presents some slight signs of fossils.
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Moca Creme and Moleanos are the two most renowned beige limestones from Portugal, but despite their appearance similarities, many people still confuse them. Here’s a comparative analysis of both limestones.
The Moleanos Azul is a grey limestone with a growing demand, in particular from markets like the UK, USA and Middle East. This is light a grey colored limestone with brown tonalities and a medium grain.
Comparison between the two main Portuguese limestones