Stone Type Sandstone
Main Colour Beige
Extraction Area Novelda - Alicante
Other names Piedra Bateig
Technical data Compression strength: 68 MPa; Apparent density: 2260 kg/m3; Water absorption: 5,7%
Applications Cladding; Masonry; Diverse stonework; Decoration
Beige coloured sandstone from Spain, which is characterized by its fairly uniform background and fine grain. This is a very uniform sandstone that is also quite versatile in terms of finishes, allowing a wide diversity of textures. The Bateig is a well-known Spanish sandstones whose extraction is mostly controlled by one single quarry, with the beige type as its main varation.
This is a preferential stone to be used on exterior cladding, masonry and diverse decoration work.