Grey limestones from Portugal are not so popular on the international market as they are still developing their own segment. On the other hand, this type of natural stone presents a great competitiveness, mostly through its remarkable features and high availability.
Portugal is a rich source for grey limestones, since there is quite some diversity. However, not all options show ideal characteristics, special under certain project specifications. But in general, grey limestones from Portugal present a fairly uniform background, with a consistent grey or light grey colour and some natural elements. They also present an increased hardness and versatility, which makes them suitable for a wide range of applications. Furthermore, Portuguese grey limestones are commonly used on exterior cladding, landscaping, flooring and even decoration. Based on this criteria, there are four grey limestones to consider: Moleanos Blue, Moleanos B1, Moleanos B3 and Perlato.
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