APPARENT DENSITY2436 KG/M3
WATER ABSORPTION (%)2.40%
OPEN POROSITY (%)6%
FLEXURAL STRENGTH16MPA
COMPRESSION RESISTANCE145MPA
ABRASION RESITANCE
REACTION TO FIRECLASS A1
FROST RESISTANCE48  FREEZE-THAW CYCLES

CREME ALGARVE

Overall beige colored Limestone, but presents some shades in light and dark cream tones. Background composed by fine grains, but may show medium grains and brownish fossils distributed along the surface of the stone.

Alternative names: Portuguese Limestones Moleanos,Vidraço Creme, Cream Santarém, Santarem.