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Also called as lapis Tiburtinus after the Tibur quarry where it’s first acquired, travertine stone is a widely used building material. It has been used to build numerous historic buildings such as the Colosseum. In China, many cave formations have travertine stones.
Travertine stone is a sedimentary stone often found in cold and hot mineral springs. The stone is also found naturally occurring in limestone caves. Technically, it’s a type of limestone formed due to cycles of water leaving calcite and aragonite after it dissolves deposits.
Still, travertine and limestone are different stones in the world of construction, architecture and home design. It is an attractive stone with marble-like and fibrous texture. It comes in lovely earth-tone colors. It is easier to maintain compared to other natural stones
Travertine Stone Uses:
- Ground floor
- Main pillars
- External wall
- Pool decks
- Kitchen walls
- Bathroom walls
Travertine Stone Pros:
- Looks great
- Easy to maintain
- Abundant and easy to quarry
Travertine Stone Cons:
- Cold underfoot
- Susceptible to acidic liquids
- Highly porous
Types of Stone Used for Buildings Constructions
- Granite is an igneous rock used for monuments and institutional buildings. Polished granite is used as bench tops, cladding for columns and walls.
- Marble is a metamorphic rock used for facades as well as ornamental works. It is also used for flooring, steps, columns, and as table or countertop.
- Onyx – is a stone formed from limestone.Best use for walls with light behind them as it is enhanced due to its translucent color.
- Quartzite – is a metamorphic rock used as building blocks and slabs. It is used for kitchen cabinet.
- Limestone – consists of calcium carbonate. It is often used as floor tiles and bathroom wall tiles, vanity tops, staircases.
Various Stone Finishes
George Buildings provides type of stones such as marble , basalt, marble, limestone, sandstone, quartzite, travertine, slate, gneiss, laterite, and granite which can be used as construction materials. The stones used for building construction should be hard, durable, tough, and should be free from weathered soft patches of material, cracks, and other defects that are responsible for the reduction of strength and durability.
How To Choose Good Quality Stone
There are several factors to consider when choosing the best stone and marble in China. Here are a few:
- Size and thickness
- Shapes and textures
- Finishing and patterns
Popular Color Choice
Packing and Loading
Stone packing is a wooden crate for outside, and padded with formed plastic for inner
Loading & Delivery
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Style: Simple European style
Area: 450㎡ one floor, 2 floors
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