The quarry of St. Croix is a quarry used for the mineral fillers in the industry; nevertheless, at the bottom of the quarry there are 2 masons benches : B3/4, Fontenille called, and B5, Marmont called .
These stones are creamy white color uniform enough even if some parts are quite golden. B3/4 has holes in parts (a bit like travertine) while the B5 is not punctured but sometimes shows oxidation (rust) but stable.
The availaibilty can be large and the usual block size is 200-240 cm x 120-130x120x130.
Périgord, 24340 Ste Croix de Mareuil, France
OTHER NAMES OR SIMILAR STONES
Sainte Croix de Mareuil, Mareuil, Balzac, Hautelyre, Messidor, Floreal, Crema Luna ….
Both layers could be used for light public traffic floors and residential flooring ; staircases, also in bathrooms. It could be used outside in moderate climate , in vertical part of buildings.
They are frost resistant and thus could be used outside for wall cladding, residential terraces, pool decks and copings…
They can be used aged and all mixed.