Sandstone

Grès
Grès

Also known as / varieties
Hard sandstone, Condroz psammite, Meuse sandstone, Famennian sandstone, Grès du Condroz.

Extraction zone
Valleys of Amblève, Bocq, Hoyoux, Ourthe and Samson, provinces of Liège and Namur.

Mineralogical composition
Quartz 62-78 %, lesser amounts of mica and feldspar.

Maximum dimensions of rough blocks
Length 2 m; width 1-2 m; thickness 07-1,5 m.

Minimum thickness for application
Horizontal element 2 cm.

Surface treatment
Split, rough split, trimmed, retouched, squared.

Common applications

Outside : rubble stone, step, wall coping, corner, window and door sill, claddingstone, paving stone, thin paving stone, floor tile, small tile, border.

Inside : interior decoration

Quarries

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