Triesta Marble - Sinai Pearl Marble

Sinai Pearl is the third most well-known Egyptian limestone as well as it is one of the best seller stone types. Its quarries are located in the north and the south of Sinai Peninsula. The 1st quality of Triesta Marble blocks comes from the south area (far away from the conflict area). 

It's rare to find Big block 1st quality of Triesta , because many of Sinai Pearl blocks have defects.

It comes into two different colors 1) Yellowish, 2) Grey. Yellowish Triesta Marble is more widespread than Triesta Grey Marble.

Sinai Pearl Features: -

  1. Anti-freezing material, so it can be used both outdoor and indoor

  2. Most finishes can be applied on it such as:

Note 1: Brushed, Acid, Bush-hammered finishes can be applied before or after cutting the slabs into tiles. But applying the finishes before cutting into tiles, is more expensive than cutting after applying the finishes, because cutting the slab into tiles before applying the finishes is less wastage. Anyway, it's done according to the client desire.

Note 2: Honed with Tumbled finishes are the most well known

  1. It is used in Exteriors & interiors, walls & floors, cladding, Paving, Fountains, Pools, etc.

Testing: -

  • Water Absorption: 0.20 - 0.89 By weight %

  • Compressive Strength: 136.51 MPa

  • Density: 2305 - 2628 kg/m3

  • Flexural Strength: 13.1 - 15.7 MPa