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Brecha Algarve


The Brecha Algarve is brown / reddish colored limestone, with medium grain and golden / crystal areas. It presents some lighter shaded areas and strong signs of calcite. This is a breccial type of stone, which makes it a considerably hard stone. Its variations depend on the amount of crystal areas and more or less grain, as well as background uniformity.


Compression strength: 990 kg/cm2; Bending strength: 110 kg/cm2; Water absorption: 0.6%; Porosity: 1.7%


The Brecha Algarve is a preferential type of limestone to be used on diverse decoration applications. It is most commonly found on interior applications, such as furniture, countertops, fireplaces, some coverings and flooring.

Brecha Algarve

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Brecha Algarve


Brecha St Antonio

Light brown colored limestone, with medium grain, golden and crystal areas

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