Ateshkoh travertine is one of the highest quality travertine stones in Iran and the world and is world famous. Ateshkoh is the name of a mountain range that is part of the central Zagros mountain range, which is five kilometers from the city of Nimvar, which is located in Mahalat city of the central province (Arak) of Iran.
This mountain range has decorative stone mines that are unique in their kind and are among Iran’s export stones. Mr. Qanbar Rahimi, who is known as the Sultan of Stone, has discovered the Ateshkoh stone mine.
The main and main mineral of this stone is calcite, and the bright color of this stone is due to the high purity of this mineral. Unlike most Iranian travertines, Ateshkoh travertine has fewer color halos and its background is largely uniform.
Travertine features of Ateshkoh
This stone has different grades, such as super volcano, premium volcano and first-class volcano, each of these grades has a rating. The background color of this stone is light white, and the weak grades of this stone have a darker, creamy and beige background, and brown and pink sheets can be seen in it.
Ateshkoh travertine stone is one of the best travertine in the world due to its good physical characteristics, bright color and good sanding ability. This stone is processed in two ways, waveless and wavy. The wavy types of Ateshkouh travertine have mostly regular and small-scale waves. For this reason, this sort is also very important for the design of modern architectural styles.
The use of this stone for the facade of the building is due to the porosity behind the stone, which with a scoop by galvanized reinforcing wire and a good construction makes it never necessary to use screws and roll plates for the facade.
Advantages of Ateshkoh travertine stone
It is brighter and cleaner than Hajiabad stone.
It has high density and absorbable.
Water absorption in this stone is very low.
The price of Ateshkoh travertine stone
This stone has no foreign counterpart and is used for luxury and expensive buildings.
The brightness of the color is one of the influencing factors on the price of Ateshkoh travertine, the brighter the background of the stone, the higher the price of the stone.
The fact that this stone has no aura and streaks increases the price of this stone.
Also, the thickness of the stone can affect the price of the stone because travertine stone is mostly used in the facade of the building and in order to prevent the stone from falling from the facade, the stone must be scooped.
Other factors that affect the price of the quality and type of stone processing include the resin used, the quality of the sub and the precise cutting of the stone. If the travertine stone is cut as a slab, due to its high quality, precise cuts and uniform thicknesses compared to the cutting of the top. It is more expensive.
Applications of Ateshkoh travertine stone
Due to its high price, this stone is most used in the main facade, Roman facades and modern facades.
Ateshkoh travertine stone is exported to other countries in the form of cubes (raw, blocks).
Making decorative artefacts
Available dimensions of Ateshkoh travertine
Melal Stone Company can offer Ateshkou travertine stone in the form of slabs with dimensions of 1/50, 1/60, 1/70, 1/80, 1/90, 2/60, 2/70, 2/80, 2/60, 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.