Arkose

Arkose
Arkose

Also known as / varieties
Pierre de Boussire, Pierre de Waimes, Pierre des Hautes Tailles.

Extraction zone
North-Eastern Ardennes, province of Liège.

Mineralogical composition
Quartz 70-80 %, feldspar 6-15 %, mica and ferruginous minerals.

Maximum dimensions of rough blocks
Length 1,5-2 m; width 1 m; thickness 0,5-1,5 m.

Minimum thickness for application
Tile 3 cm - rubble stone 8 cm.

Surface treatment
Cleaved, half trimmed, retouched.

Common applications

Outside : rubble stone, cornerstone, window and door sill, floor tile, wall coping.

Inside : interior decoration.

Quarries

Route de Luxembourg, 16
4960 MALMEDY

Tél. +32 (0)80 79 91 23
Fax +32 (0)80 79 91 45

info(at)pierre-de-waimes.com

Route de Luxembourg 16
4960 MALMEDY

Tél. +32 (0)80 79 91 20
Fax +32 (0)80 79 91 45

carriereschauss(at)gmail.com