Belgian blue limestone

Also known as / varieties
Blue stone, Petit granit - Pierre bleue de Belgique®.

Extraction zone
Basins of Soignies, Ourthe-Amblève and Bocq, provinces of Hainaut, Liège and Namur.

Mineralogical composition
Calcite ± 96 %, traces of dolomite, quartz and pyrite.

Maximum dimensions of rough blocks
Length 4,5 m; width 2,5 m; thickness 2,5 m.

Minimum thickness for application
Facing 1 cm - tile 2 cm.

Surface treatment
Split, sbattu, striated, bush-hammered, sclypé, combed, chiseled, old cut, ice flowers, flamed, aged, sawn, grinded, honed, polished.

Common applications
Outside : rubble stone, floor tile, paving stone, dressed stone, border, sill, thin cladding, window and door sill, stair, wall coping, rockfill, urban equipment.
Inside : floor tile, lining, skirting, stair, counter top, all the applications for marblework, dressing and sculpture.

Quarries

Rue de Cognebeau, 245 
7060 SOIGNIES

Tel. +32 (0)67 34 78 00
Fax +32 (0)67 33 00 59 

info(at)carrieresduhainaut.com 

Rue de la Quinette, 13
4560 LES AVINS-EN-CONDROZ

Tel. +32 (0)85 41 12 79 
Fax +32 (0)85 41 26 70

mail(at)carrieres-jullien.be 

Rue de la Préalle, 31 
4140 CHANXHE

Tel. +32 (0)4 369 99 66
Fax +32 (0)4 369 99 67

info(at)laprealle.be

Route de la Ferme de Mont
5530 DORINNE

Tel. +32 (0)83 69 95 81
Fax +32 (0)83 69 97 42

info(at)pierrebleuedubocq.be

Rue J. Potier, 13 
4140 SPRIMONT

Tel. +32 (0)4 382 13 97
Fax +32 (0)4 382 26 20

car-sprimont(at)skynet.be

Lieu-dit Troydo, 151
4590 OUFFET

Tel. +32 (0) 86 36 67 81
Fax +32 (0)86 36 67 79

carrieredutroydo(at)skynet.be

www.pierrebleuedewallonie.be

Rue Mademoiselle Hanicq, 88
7060 SOIGNIES

Tel. +32 (0)67 34 68 00
Fax +32 (0)67 34 68 01

info(at)pierrebleuebelge.be