Sandstone of Meltina

Type: sandstone

Origin: Meltina, South Tyrol, Italy

Surface: rough-sawn face, sanded, resined and polished, honed, sandblasted

Description:

Mölten Sandstone also known as Gröden Sandstone will win you over with its naturalness, a calming beige color and of course its fossils hailing from dinosaur-dynasties. In the past, this stone was used mainly in sacred buildings (e.g. the cathedral of Bozen)but also in local farmhouses. Due to its timeless beauty, this unique material is celebrating a renaissance in modern architecture.

The Mölten sandstone is mined on an altitude of 1,800 meters, near the Sattlerhütte Hut above Mölten. The mining is carried out in 2 different ways: Mechanically, It is disengaged mechanically from the wall by pressure pads or it is cut from the wall with the mobile wire saw.


Use:

outdoor and indoor areas, floors, stairs, solid and vast creations, bathroom design, wall coverings, wall facing bricks, facades

Availability:

unlimited; raw panel size 3x2m available in all thicknesses, all thicknesses also for vast and solid components