Maroodasht limestone is produced and extracted in mines located in Maroodasht city, Fars province and is very popular among Iranians.
This stone has a carbonate composition and was created from the mineral Kleist. Microscale fossils can be seen in the structure of this rock. This limestone is mostly formed in marine environments.
The processing of Marvdasht Limestone is polished, leathery, and axe-like, and this type of processing prevents stains on the surface of the stone.
The very reasonable price of Marvdasht Limestone, along with its extraordinary beauty, has made this stone a serious competitor for white travertine stones.
Features of Marvdasht Limestone
Marvdasht Limestone has a white color background and besides its inherent beauty, it has a reasonable price. Marvdasht Limestone is white in color if it is free of any impurities, but if there are impurities in this stone, it appears in cream and beige color. Among the most important impurities in this stone, we can mention all kinds of clays. Black colored grains are seen in some varieties of these stones.
The calcareous nature of this stone has caused the water absorption in this stone to be very high.
Marvdasht Limestone has a very good sanding and polishing ability, which has led to the use of these stones. This stone becomes whiter over time if it is exposed to sunlight.
Among the prominent features of this stone, the following can be mentioned:
High water absorption
High resistance to sunlight
Disadvantages of Marvdasht Limestone
The calcareous material of Marvdasht Limestone has caused a lot of water absorption. Water enters the surface of the stone and gradually causes mass and stain in the texture of the stone and the stone loses its transparency and whiteness. This causes the appearance of the stone to deteriorate. For this reason, this stone cannot be used in bathrooms and toilets.
Due to the above feature, this stone cannot be used in the external facades of the buildings in the northern cities of the country, which are rainy.
Due to the prohibition of using water and acidic agents to wash this stone, it is not easy to clean it, and you must use wet wipes for cleaning.
There is a possibility of dandruff in this stone.
Applications of Marvdasht Limestone
Production of decorative stone products
Production of all kinds of sculptures
Interior view of the building
Countertop and kitchen island
Factors affecting the price of Marvdasht limestone
The thickness of the rock
The uniformity of the stone
Available dimensions of Marvdasht limestone
Melal Stone Company can provide Marvdasht Limestone in the form of slabs with dimensions of 1/50, 1/60, 1/70, 1/80, 1/90, 2/60, 2/70, 2/80, for the easy selection of its customers. 2/90
and provide it in the form of tiles with dimensions of 40*60-40*80-40*100-40*120.
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