Brecha de Santo António

Greyish cream limestone with medium to large size recrystallized, brown, grey, reddish and golden spots. The high hardness favours its application in masonry, interior cladding and interior and exterior flooring.

Alternative names: Brecha de Tavira, Brecha Tavira Algarve, Brecha Lioz, Brecha Marítima, Brecha Rosada, Brecha Pérola, Brecha de Portugal, Brecha Laredo, Brecha Acinzentada


Apparent density 2550 kg/m3
Open orosity 5,1%
Water absorption at atmospheric pressure 2,2%
Flexural strenght under concentrated load 9,1 MPA
Abrasion test 21,5 mm

Recommended Applications

  • Architectural
  • Balusters
  • Copings
  • Exterior Flooring
  • Exterior Stairs
  • Exterior Tiles
  • Facades
  • Fountains
  • Ice
  • Interior Cladding
  • Interior Stairs
  • Interior Tiles
  • Kerbs
  • Masonry
  • Planters
  • Pool Coping
  • Portuguese Pavement
  • Shower Trays
  • Street Furniture
  • Washbasins


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