Brazil is well known all over the world for its unparalleled wide range of granites and quartzite of stunning beauty. But few people associate the country with marble.
Cid Chiodi Filho, Geologist
Consultant of ABIROCHAS - Brazilian Association of the Dimension Stone Industry
Portugal has some of the most popular and well considered ornamental limestones in the market and among the most in demand are those in basically beige tones. This article highlights 3 of the most well known beige limestones from the country.
MOCA CREMA LIMESTONE
Quarries and factories
Located in the Ural region, Koelgamarmor is one of Russia´s most popular marble. It has been used in hundreds of buildings in Russia and also in other countries.
Dr. Piero Primavori,
Primavori Stone Consulting firstname.lastname@example.org
Thassos marble receives its name from the Greek Island located in the Aegen Sea, from where it has been extracted since ancient times.
Egypt is one of the major natural stone producing countries which usually figures in the top 10 countries of export figures of limestone in any government trade statistics. There is simply no need to even introduce anyone to the country´s history of using natural stone, the Pyramids are evidence enough. In the modern industry, however, with, literally, thousands of confusing commercial names for the thousands of different varieties of natural stone that now exist in the market, it makes sense to make a brief summary of at least the most popular stones from that country.
Teresa González Díez email@example.com
In the natural Stone industry several countries are associated in the minds of people with one specific stone even though that country may have different varieties of stones. When one talks of Portugal, a country with a large variety of granites and marbles, the first name that comes to mind is ROSA PORTUGUESE.