Color / Beige
Extraction area / Moleanos – Aljubarrota
Alternative names / Moleanos Classic; Gascogne Beige; Gascogne limestone
Technical data / Compression strength: 1630 Kg/cm2; Bending strength: 135 Kg/cm2; Density: 2650 kg/m3
Limestone with a beige colour, with medium grain and several brownish fine spots. It presents some occasional signs of fossils in its surface. The Moleanos Beige is perhaps the most well-known beige limestone from Portugal, with great reputation and large demand worldwide.
The Moleanos Classic is a fairly hard Portuguese limestone, being recommended for both interior and exterior applications. It is commonly found on landscaping, stonework, but also exterior cladding, flooring and coverings.