Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock and is mainly made of calcite and aragonite, which are nothing but Calcium carbonate crystals. Limestone comprises approximately 10% of the total sedimentary rock population. Limestone stone tile is a highly water soluble sedimentary rock. Like any other sedimentary rock, limestone has grains too. But the grains found in limestone are of a different nature. They are the fossils of ancient marine animals.

An Indian Limestone stone has many uses. It is primarily used in the domain of construction and architecture. Limestone is one of the raw materials used for the preparation of slaked lime, quicklime, cement and mortar. Limestone pound into fine granules, amorphous in nature is used to neutralize acidic soils. Also limestone is one of the naturally occurring petroleum reservoirs. Limestone is also a powerful means to control air pollution. Purified limestone when added to cereals and breads is an effective calcium source. The benefits of limestone quoted this way are potentially unending.

Considering the benefits limestone offers in building/construction industry it could be comfortably quoted that the stone has been used in the domain since almost prehistoric times. Ancient cathedrals, chapels, monasteries and other edifices were raised in Limestone. It will be enthralling to know that most Egyptian architectural marvels were raised in Limestone. Hence using Limestone as an integral part of kitchen furnishings, office furnishings and many more is surely going to be a prudent act.

Limestone and Marble corrode to acidic influence. Hence limestone constructions suffer from severe damage when subjected to acidic rains. A mild alkaline cleanser should be used to clean limestone countertops and other limestone furnishings fixed to kitchen cabinetry. The limestone backsplash should also be cleaned using mild cleansers.

Limestone in India is available easily on the exposed surfaces of the earth, this factor makes this stone largely and easily available. Also the durability and hard nature of the stone make the stone suitable for domestic/official furnishings.

Limestone is primarily used for flooring, as tiles, vanity tops in kitchen, offices and wall claddings. Limestone is extensively used as building material for hospitals and airports. When it comes to having a very familial, cozy and informal feel limestone comes perfectly catering to the requirement in its soothing colors. Indian Limestone types - slabs, countertops and backsplashes compliment bathroom and kitchen furnishings. Or any other part of the house that you would preferably chill in.

Limestone countertops are heat resistant and are hard. The sturdy nature of the stone makes it oft preferred. Limestone is delicate, it is not stain resistant. Hence a limestone countertop has to be carefully maintained. For this reason it is better to go for a limestone countertop with matte finish. Proud owners of homes usually desire to have limestone countertops for the feel of elegance it gives. The countertop cannot certainly bear all the heat kitchen carries but is perfect for all the requirements of a pastry chef. Nevertheless limestone comes with a requirement of good care.

Because of its natural properties limestone could be cut into various shapes and sizes befitting any domestic/official requirement. Limestone could be used in less hot zones like steamy bathrooms and so on. Besides a range of South and North Indian limestone Our Books, khetan Granites provides expert analysis and quality Indian stone exporting and manufacturing services. If you are really serious to experience the exuberant color choices for your Limestone kitchen/vanity countertops call us today.

Kadapa
Kota Blue
Kota Brown
Lime Pink
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