Sicilian marble is also known as Urmia marble because it is extracted from the mines of Urmia city. The mine extracting this stone is located in Azarbaijan province, Urmia city.
This stone has a bright color theme, which has made it popular among designers and building engineers.
Sicilian marble is produced and processed in various dimensions of tiles and slabs and is sold to the market.
Hersin marble, Khoi marble, Niriz marble, Golbo marble and Avid marble are among the stones similar to Sicilian marble.
Characteristics of Sicilian marble
Sicilian marble has a light cream background and its surface is covered with dark brown veins with short and long waves. Many fossils can be seen on the surface of this rock. We see a wide variety in the sorting of this stone. The weaker types of this stone have a darker background and more streaks. In order to increase the strength and gloss of this stone, resin and epoxy are used during processing.
This stone has been highly absorbent. The denser the Sicilian marble is, the better it is.
Among the prominent features of this stone, the following can be mentioned:
Extremely high sandability and polishability
Light colored background
Almost low water absorption
High compressive strength
The price is right
Mass production capability
Advantages of Sicilian marble
Sicilian marble is one of the best and most beautiful stones to use in the interior of the building.
Sicilian marble has relatively low water absorption.
The extraordinary absorbability of this stone is one of the most important advantages of this stone.
Disadvantages of Sicilian marble
Sicilian marble is not very resistant to weather changes, so it will not be used on the exterior of the building. Weather changes cause fractures, cracks, color change and discoloration in this stone.
This stone wears out over time, so it should not be used in high traffic places.
This stone is not resistant to acid.
Sunlight also causes Sicilian marble to turn pale.
Applications of Sicilian marble
Floor stone for residential and commercial units
View of the interior walls of buildings
Interior walls of hotels
Carpet floor (the most important use of Sicilian marble)
Lobby floor stone
Parking lot stone
Stone for the floor of stairs and stairs
Factors affecting the price of Sicilian marble
Brighter color and more uniform surface of Sicilian marble will increase the price.
The amount of streaks and fossils seen on the surface of the stone, the lower the price, the higher the price.
The thickness and dimensions of the stone and the amount of requested square footage will cause the price to decrease or increase.
The type and quality of processing (sub and resin, epoxy) will also affect the final price of the stone.
Available dimensions of Sicilian marble
Milles Stone Company can provide Sicilian marble for its customers to choose as easily as possible in the form of slabs with dimensions of 1/50, 1/60, 1/70, 1/80, 1/90, 2/60, 2/70, 2/80, 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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