Stone Catalogue

    Cabeca Veada First

    Stone Type Limestone

    Main Colour Beige

    Country Portugal

    Extraction Area Cabeca Veada - Porto de Mos

    Other names Cabeca limestone; Cabouca; Portuguese Limra

    Technical data Compression strength: 950 kg/cm2; Bending strength: 128 kg/cm2; Porosity: 9.4%; Water absorption: 4.1%

    Applications Cladding; Flooring; Stonework


    With a sublime structure, the Cabeca Veada Fine presents a thin grain with a very uniform background and a medium hardness. This is a light beige/whitish coloured limestone with a slightly brown grain. It can also present occasional irregular veinage and shades. The Cabeca Veada Fine is a direct alternative to the well-known Moleanos limestone, which has attained a substantial international growth during the past decade.

    The extraction is done by several large quarries in Portugal that normally produce large blocks. This limestone is mostly used on cladding, flooring and stonework.


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