Limestone is a sedimentary rock, formed through chemical precipitation in warm shallow seas. Limestone is composed largely of the minerals calcite and aragonite, which are different crystaline forms of calcium carbonate. Most limestones contain skeletal fragments of marine organisms, which can be seen as fossils and are often visible in the surface of the material. Some of the finer grained, denser, limestones are suitable for kitchen use but end users must be fully informed as to the properties and limitations of this stone.
Though available in a range of finishes, limestone is mostly supplied in a honed finish, as it generally does not accept or retain a high lustre polish. The material is relatively soft and is therefore more suitable for bathrooms and flooring. Should you wish to use limestone in a kitchen please contact us discuss before proceeding.
Please ask if we currently have any in stock.