Crema Marfil Marble

Crema Marfil marble is a classic cream marble from Spain with tan undertones. Crema Marfil is ideal for indoor bathroom and kitchen applications such as backsplashes, flooring, countertops and wall coverings.This material can take any type of finish, including polished, which is particularly suitable for internal use on floors and walls due to the feeling of light it creates in a room. Honed and aged finishes are the best choices for exteriors.

 

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Primary Color(s) : Beige
Other Industry Names(AKA) : Crema Marfil Marble, Coto, Crema Marfil Alba
Stone Type : Marble
Country : Spain
Quarry Location: Novelda
Available Finishes: Tumbled, Polished, Honed, Antique
Variations: High

Crema Marfil SLAB

2cm Crema Marfil Gangsaw Slab
3cm Crema Marfil Gangsaw Slab

Crema Marfil TILE

60X60X2cm Crema Marfil Polished Tiles
60X30X2cm Crema Marfil Polished Tiles

Technical SpecificationsMetricTest type (Dry/wet)ASTM
Absorption by Weight, %0.27N/AC97-02
Bulk Specific Gravity2660 kg/m3N/AC97-02
Compression Strength (MPa)208DryC170-06
Compression Strength (MPa)184WetC170-06
Modulus of Rupture (MPa)10.30DryC99-87
Modulus of Rupture (MPa)10.2WetC99-87
Flexural Strength psi, (MPa)8.0DryC880-06
Flexural Strength psi, (MPa)7.9WetC880-06
Extraction area

The Crema Marfil marble is today extracted in several different locations. Due to the explosive demand of this stone, new quarries have appeared in different locations, mostly centered around the town of Pinoso (original extraction area of this marble). Despite this, we can consider the two most relevant areas for the extraction of Crema Marfil as:
Mount Coto (Monte Coto in Spanish), which is located around the town of Pinoso, in the region of Valencia – south-eastern of Spain. Here is where the Crema Marfil Coto is explored.
Mount Zafra (Monte Zafra in Spanish), which is located some kilometers west of Pinoso, but already in the Murcia region (south-eastern of Spain). Here is where the Crema Marfil Zafra is explored.
The town of Pinoso is located at about 60 kilometers west of the coastal city of Alicante and at about 400 kilometers south-east of the Spanish capital Madrid.

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