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travertino alabastrino

History: travertino alabastrino is related to marble, actually falling somewhere between marble and limestone in terms of its development over thousands of years. Travertine is formed by subterranean springs, underground rivers, and other water sources. These water sources carry mineral elements such as calcium carbonate that build up over long periods of time in the same way stalactites and stalagmites in caves are formed. The resultant stone is a smooth and very hard substance further characterized by its porous surface. These pores are the result of gases escaping as the travertine is formed. By the time it is quarried, travertino alabastrino is naturally beautiful – a smooth, dense stone that exhibits a notable creamy color that evokes a certain old-world refinement. Commonly found in Italy and Turkey, travertine remains to be a popular import for construction products all over the world, including North America.

Supply: we can offer this material in slabs, blocks,and tiles.

tiles: Any size (60x60)(30x30)(20x20)... (We can customize on request.)

thickness: Any thickness

Finishing: we can offer polished, honed finishing.

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