The mineral rich region of Santarem to the north of Lisbon produces some of Portugal's most exquisite stones. Gascogne Beige limestone features a relatively uniform background colour made up from microscopic calcite fragments.
Readily available in a range of standard tile sizes or custom cut to your requirements from either 2 or 3cm slab, Gascogne Beige is considered a medium to hard limestone, suitable for heavy traffic in a wide range of commercial and residential applications.
30.5 x 30.5 x 1cm
40 x 40 x 1.3cm
60 x 60 x 2cm
2cm cut to size
3cm cut to size
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Prices shown exclude vat & delivery.
Available - Generally available from stock, however, large sizes may be problematic due to the nature of the material.
Good supply - This stone comes from a well-developed source, which is operated all the year round. Supply is generally constant and special items can be fabricated at the factory of origin on request.
Heavy traffic - This stone is very durable and is suitable for the most demanding commercial applications such as receptions, banking halls, airport terminals etc.
Limited variation - Although all natural materials exhibit variations in shade and markings, this stone displays few changes in its background colour and movement.
1 - White mortar or white adhesive is recommended for this stone, which should be sealed prior to and directly after grouting.
2 - All stones benefit from being sealed during and after the installation process. Our sales team will be happy to advise the appropriate sealant for this stone and its intended application.
3 - This stone may also contain natural fossils, glass veins or pits, of which some may have been filled at the factory of origin. Should any filler work itself loose it may be necessary to refill these voids as a normal maintenance procedure.
4 - This material can be used externally in freeze thaw conditions.
Suitable for all common commercial applications - internally and externally.