● Might contain dry seams, pits, fossils and glass veins- all of which are inherent characteristics of the stone and are filled at the factory during production.
Since these voids may sometimes lose their fillings, they should be refilled as a part of standard maintenance.
● This stone contains deposits of minerals that may react to moisture.
Caution should be taken in installations where this material is exposed to standing or running water which may result in spalling on the face of the stone. ● Application of a sealer is recommended. (Note: It is advised to apply a sealer prior to grouting.)
|Suitable for cladding in non- freezing conditions||Yes|
|Suitable for paving in non-freezing conditions||Yes, not recommended for paving in freeze-thaw conditions|
|Suitable for residential and/or low traffic areas||Yes|
|Suitable for commercial and/or high traffic areas||High level of maintenance|
|Usage in wet conditions||Spalling on the face of the stone may occur in case of access humidity or still water underneath the stone.|