Marfil Cream marble slab, is found in nature into large blocks extracted from Mines of Alicante, making it possible to be traded on slabs or cut tiles to the required length, supports all types of finished, polished, honed or unpolished. Is the best cream marble, internationally recognized, because its color richness, excellent polish, its excellent physical qualities and impact resistance combined with low water absorption coefficient.
SPAIN’S MARBLES by IGME (Instituto Geológico y Minero de España)
Mineral Composition: Calcite, fossil remains. Dolomite, Opaques.
Microscopic Description: Rock formed by fossil remains, off and on filling of micrite, with a sparitic matrix.
Cream Marfil is one of the younger commercial marble in the market and the first important work in which it was used, was the Supreme Court of Washington (1928). Today Cream Marfil marble is the largest global production.
• Main applications of Cream Marfil marble are the coating of vertical parameters, the stair treads and flooring.
• The Cream Marfil tiles used in interior that is exposed to acid and detergent must be polished.
• The capillary suction of this natural stone is low and without capillary network, as befits a well recrystallized rock. But it is enough for the contribution of salts from the water could change the color and alter the material.
Deterioration and discoloration due to moisture by capillary action amounting bringing dissolved salts and materials.
Solved with a waterproof layer that prevents water by capillary rise.
• The low impact resistance indicated to be used in places with little risk to it.