Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar





Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar

Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar


Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar

Localization
District - LEIRIA
Municipality - PORTO DE MÓS
Parish - S. BENTO
Site - ESPINHEIRO


Macroscopic Description
Greyish to light brown limestone with golden spots and recrystallized zones, of breccious appearance and tectonized.

Prevailing Applications
Interior coverings.

Physio-Mecanical Properties
1. Compression breaking load 1360 kg/cm2
2. Compression breaking load after freezing test 1210 kg/cm2
3. Bending strength 112 kg/cm2
4. Volumetric weight 2620 kg/m3
5. Water absorption at N.P. conditions 1.8 %
6. Apparent porosity 4.7 %
7. Thermal linear expansion coefficient max. val. 7.1 x 10 -6 perº C
8. Abrasion test 1.8 mm
9. Impact test: minimum fall height 45 cm
Obs. Frost resistance is equal to or more than 48 freeze-thawing cycles.

General Description of the Quarry
The quarry is sat in a very karstified area and is composed by a thick limestone bed of sub horizontal attitude, dipping slightly southwards. The stone has a breccia-like appearance, but, properly, it is a limestone. Prevailing joint systems: N 10º W, 75º W and N 70º E, 78 to 90º N. The extracted blocks are of good commercial size and no preferential cutting plane is taken in account concerning ornamental aspect. Good possibilities as reserves and fair accessibility.



















Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar
Limestone Leiria Porto De Mos Brecha De Santo Antonio Roufimar

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