Schist

Schiste
Schiste

Also known as / varieties
Slate schist or phyllite / ottrélite.

Extraction zone
Ardennes, province of Luxembourg.

Mineralogical composition
Combination of dominant clayey minerals, siliceous, ferruginous and alumniferous minerals.

Maximum dimensions of rough blocks
Length 3 m; width 2 m; thickness 1 m.

Minimum thickness for application
1 cm - roofing slate 0,2 cm.

Surface treatment
Untreated, split, sawn, honed, polished, even carved in the case of Ottré stone.

Common applications

Outside : rubble stone, corner, voussoir, window and door sill, sill, step, wall coping, floor tile, furniture, roofing slate and wall covering.

Inside : counter top, floor tile, interior decoration.

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