|Other Names||Molianos Limestone, Vidra De Moleanos limestone, Molianos Creme Limestone, Moleanos limestone, Molianos Beige Limestone, Gascogne Beige limestone, Porto Beige Limestone, Molianos Azul limestone, Molianos Blue Limestone, Vidra De Moleanos Azul limestone, G|
|Finishes||Polished, Honed, Sawn, Rockfaced, Sandblasted, Tumbled, Acid Wash, Antique|
|Country of Origin||Portugal|
|Fire Performance||0 flame spread (per ASTM E 84)|
|Freeze Thaw Resistance||Good|
|Panel Sizes||Up to 4'×8' (1220mm×2440mm)|
|Structural Performance (on Honeycomb)||Excellent|
Moleanos limestone was formed from calcium carbonate in the bottom of an ancient tropical sea. Moleanos limestone is naturally beautiful and provides a rich, substantial appearance. Quarried in Portugal, Moleanos limestone is most suited for interior applications and protected exterior locations. The calcium carbonate crystals in Moleanos limestone allow it to be polished. When used as StonePly panels, limestone is strong and easy to handle and install.
Moleanos limestone originally formed at the bottom of an ancient, shallow tropical sea. Calcium carbonate forms and builds up around grains of sand or pieces of shells or coral, cementing them together. Over time limestone is formed. Moleanos limestone is quarried in Portugal. The beautiful soft tone of Moleanos is prized for architectural stone panels. With StonePly panels the aluminum panel strengthens the limestone. In fact Stoneply panels have 60 times the impact strength of un-reinforced limestone panels.