Tura stone (pharos limestone)

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Egyptian natural stones bring a warm look and finish to all manner of applications one of the ancient natural stone in Egypt is tura stone

Tura Stone (Pharos Limestone)


Egyptian natural stones convey a warm appearance and finish to all manner of applications one of the historical natural stone in Egypt is tura Tura Limestone, used for the building  Pyramid The Tura quarries lie south of Cairo on the eastern shore of the Nile, from our factories in Shaq El Thoban. These quarries yield limestones of very high quality – white, very high-quality-grained, not very porous and quite more difficult than the limestone from Giza.Tura limestone can easily be reduce and formed however when being exposed to air it hardens after a sure time. Because the stones weather to a slightly yellowish tone, they had been extracted already for the duration of the time of constructing the pyramids


from layers deep down, or even from underground. Tura limestone used to construct the pyramid core, whilst nice white limestone changed into regularly hired for the outer casing in addition to to cowl indoors walls, Tura stones might have given the pyramid a easy floor and been pretty shiny and reflective It changed into used during the antique state the pyramids of the Middle Kingdom,

the certain temples used Tura limestone to start the temple The Tura limestone changed into deep underground Almost all of those casing stones had been stripped off the pyramid with inside the historical beyond as they had been crafted from excessive high-satisfactory stone and had been beneficial for constructing the metropolis of Cairo and for generating limestone mortar


Tura Limestone Specifications

Density                             2600 – 2900 kg/m³

 Water Absorption            0,2 – 0,6 %

 Compressive strength    80- 180 N/mm²

 Bending strength            5- 15 N/mm²

 Abrasion resistance       15 – 40 cm³/50cm²

 Mohs hardness               4

 Properties     Limestone from the Giza plateau has well visible fossils (Nummulites)


Tura Stone Applications 

natural stone wall
natural stone tiles
wall cladding

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