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Discover our extraordinary Santa Barbara Limestone, a highly sought-after stone that beautifully enhances both construction and landscaping. With its captivating cream and beige tonality, this exquisite limestone effortlessly adds a touch of timeless elegance to any space.

Thanks to its exceptional technical characteristics, Santa Barbara Limestone is a perfect choice. Our premium Santa Barbara Limestone ensures you unmatched quality for your project. It also lends itself to a wide range of finishes from polished or honed for a refined look, to a hammered or flamed finish for a touch of natural charm. Its versatility makes it a preferred choice for construction and decoration, effortlessly elevating both outdoor and indoor spaces.

Santa Barbara Blue Limestone boasts impeccable quality and optimal performance. We are proud to make this premium material readily available to fulfil every need and exceed your expectations.

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Technical Data Sheet


UNE-EN 1341:2002 / UNE-EN 1342:2003 / UNE-EN 1343:2003 / UNE-EN 1936 : 2007 / UNE 1468 / UNE 1467
Flexural strength (minimum expected value):14,2 Mpa
Flexural strength (minimum expected value after 56 freeze/thaw cycles)12,5 Mpa
Wet slip resistance, flamed finish (minimum value)71
Abrasion resistance (maximum value)20 mm
Open porosity1%
Petrographic study (petrographic definition):Dolomitic Limestone
Density (average value):2680 kg/mᶟ
Water absorption at atmospheric pressure (average value):0,5%
Bending strength (average value)18,5 MPa
Flexural strength (average value after 56 freeze/thaw cycles):16,6 MPa
Abrasion resistance (average value):20 mm
Compressive strength (average value)145 MPa
Compressive strength (minimum expected value)74 MPa
Anchorage resistance (EN13364)2250 N
Sound propagation velocity: average value of the impulse velocity.6,25 Km/s
Average value of Knoop hardness:1661
Resistance to thermal shock aging:
Decrease in flexural strength after 20 cycles:-5,4%
Mean value of variation of the dynamic modulus of elasticity:-0,2%
Slip test (slipperiness) in wet conditions. Test method CENT/TS 16165:2016. (FLAMED FINISH). Mean value of slipperiness:73±5
Slip resistance (slipperiness).test method UNE 41901 EX:2017 surfaces for pedestrian traffic.
Wet test (FLAMED FINISHING). Average value of slipperiness:73±5
Slipperiness class assigned according to CTE DB:SUA 2019:3
Flexural strength. ASTM C-880
Mean value of flexural strength under dry conditions (Mpa):16 ± 1,3
Mean value of flexural strength in wet conditions (Mpa):11,4 ± 1,4
Absorption and bulk density. ASTM C-97
Absorption (%):0,97%
Apparent density (kg/m³)2658 kg/mᶟ
Compressive strength. ASTM C-170
Average value of compressive strength under dry conditions (Mpa):130 ± 17
Average value of compressive strength under wet conditions (Mpa): 100 ± 17,7
Modulus of rupture. ASTM C-99/C-99M-09
Mean value of modulus of rupture under dry conditions (Mpa):15,9 ± 2,2
Mean value of modulus of rupture under wet conditions (Mpa): 12,1 ± 4
Abrasion resistance. ASTM C1353-09
Average value of the abrasion resistance index:28,1