Lime black limestone: All you need to know
Known by various names, such as Cuddapah Black, Madras Black Limestone or Midnight Black, Lime Black Limestone is a black colored limestone that is rough in texture. This limestone can be cut and reshaped easily and thus, find extensive use in commercial and residential construction projects all across the world.
Properties like excellent stain removability, hardness and resistance to high temperatures makes it apt for both interior and exterior designing applications. This fine-grained, sedimentary rock is pretty compact and dense in nature and therefore, frequently used as paving stones to adorn urban landscapes and gardens. Wall cladding, flooring, roofing, countertops, cobbles and steps are a few other prominent applications of Lime Black limestone.
A leading name in the Indian limestone manufacturing and export sector, Regatta Universal Exports, offers Lime Black in various finishes, including natural, brushed, tumbled and honed. Customers have a choice to place order of this beautiful limestone in thickness and size of their choice. Nevertheless, it is anytime available in standard dimensions at Regatta.
|Density||2.5 – 2.65 Kg/m3|
|Compressive Strength||1800 to 2100 Kg/cm2|
|Hardness||3 to 4 Rating on Mohs Scale|
|Water Absorption||Below 1%|
|Weather Impact||High Resistance|
|Silica (SiO2)||20 – 25%|
|Lime (CaO)||38 – 42%|
|Alumina (Al2O3)||2 – 4%|
|Loss on Ignition (LOI)||30 – 32%|
|Other Oxides like Mg & Na||1.5 – 2.5%|