Algonquin Limestone

Algonquin Limestone

Algonquin Limestone is a medium density limestone that can be used for both interior and exterior applications. Featuring an earthy brown tone and moderate vein patterning, Algonquin Limestone is well suited to virtually any project. Algonquin Limestone is also available in large format pieces.

Algonquin Limestone is only quarried near Wiarton, Ontario.  Exterior applications will acquire a patina and lighten in colour tone.

Limestone being a natural product will always vary in both colour and texture.

Colour tone: Warm Brown

Applications: Interior/Exterior

Quarry: Wiarton South

 

Max Size:

Length: 96”

Width: 48” for Fleuri-cut, 12” for Vein-cut

Full Bed Ledgerock (Available in Limited Quantities)

Thin-Veneer (Available in Limited Quantities)

Custom Full Bed Veneer

Sills

Custom Coping

Custom Steps

Tile

Custom Pavers

Custom Countertops

Custom Classic (Available in Limited Quantities)

Algonquin Limestone meets the requirements of Class 2 Medium density limestone.  The results for Absorption, Modulus of Rupture and Compression meet the requirements for Class 3 high density limestone by a significant amount. The results for Density are just slightly below the required 160 lbs/ft.3 for Class 3 high density limestone. It is well above the 135 lbs/cu.ft. for Class 2 medium density limestone.

Given the excellent strength test results, we would have no
hesitation in recommending this stone as an equivalent to Class 3 high density limestone.

Density: 156.7 lbs./cu.ft.

Absorption: 2.27%

Abrasion Resistance: Not Tested

Modulus of Rupture (parallel dry): 1871 psi

Modulus of Rupture (parallel wet): 1581 psi

Modulus of Rupture (perpendicular dry): 2336 psi

Modulus of Rupture (perpendicular wet): 1506 psi

Compressive Strength (parallel dry): 23753 psi

Compressive Strength (parallel wet): 22032 psi

Compressive Strength (perpendicular dry): 24264 psi

Compressive Strength (perpendicular wet): 20868 psi

Algonquin Limestone Finishes

Algonquin Limestone - Fleuri Cut

Algonquin Limestone

Fleuri Cut with Honed Finish

 

Algonquin Limestone

Fleuri Cut with Polished Finish

 

Algonquin Limestone

Fleuri Cut with Smooth Sanded Finish

 

Algonquin Limestone

Fleuri Cut with Sandblasted Finish

 

Algonquin Limestone - Vein Cut

Algonquin Limestone

Vein Cut with Honed Finish

Algonquin Limestone

Vein Cut with Polished Finish

 

Algonquin Limestone

Vein Cut with Smooth Sanded Finish

 

 

Algonquin Limestone

Vein Cut with Sandblasted Finish

 

 

Algonquin Limestone

Vein Cut with Bushhammerd Finish

 

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