With fantastic and uniform look, the Cabeca Veada presents a fine grain structure, uniform background and consistent light beige color. Its main variations will depend on grain structure and abundance of elements like calcite lines or occasional fossils.
This is today fairly popular limestone in the UK and one of the most on-demand alternatives to the Portland limestone.
Compression strength: 950 kg/cm2; Bending strength: 128 kg/cm2; Porosity: 9.4%
In the UK and Irish markets, the Cabeca Veada was first introduced as a good alternative to the also Portuguese Moleanos Fine limestone, which was a more economic alternative to the local Portland limestone. The Cabeca Veada is today a reference limestone used on exterior cladding projects all over the country. It is also used on interior floor and decoration.