Also known as / varieties
Blue stone, Petit granit - Pierre bleue de Belgique®.
Basins of Soignies, Ourthe-Amblève and Bocq, provinces of Hainaut, Liège and Namur.
Calcite ± 96 %, traces of dolomite, quartz and pyrite.
Maximum dimensions of rough blocks
Length 4,5 m; width 2,5 m; thickness 2,5 m.
Minimum thickness for application
Facing 1 cm - tile 2 cm.
Split, sbattu, striated, bush-hammered, sclypé, combed, chiseled, old cut, ice flowers, flamed, aged, sawn, grinded, honed, polished.
Outside : rubble stone, floor tile, paving stone, dressed stone, border, sill, thin cladding, window and door sill, stair, wall coping, rockfill, urban equipment.
Inside : floor tile, lining, skirting, stair, counter top, all the applications for marblework, dressing and sculpture.