Stone Type Sandstone
Main Colour Grey
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
Light pale blue coloured sandstone from Spain, which is characterized by its fairly uniform background and little colour tone contrast. This is an incredibly 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: called Bateig.
This is a preferential stone to be used on exterior cladding, masonry and diverse decoration work.