Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiß

red-white sandstone

Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - honed

“Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiß” has its own characteristic colour, texture and appearance. Its proven, frost-resistant quality makes it an ideal choice for work in natural stone.

Numerous historical buildings bear witness to this. “Neckartäler Hartsandstein” is used both regionally and nationally. It is a popular choice for interior and exterior applications owing to its good physical and technical properties. Its tested and certified resistance to weathering is another major asset.

The “Neckartäler Hartsandstein” quarries have been in operation for more than 1000 years.

Regional “Neckartäler Hartsandstein” is a highly sustainable building material.


Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - honed
Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - pneumatically-chiselled
Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - machine-chiselled
Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - hand-chiselled
Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - point-chiselled
Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - shot-blasted
Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - machine split
machine split
Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - Lines split 7 mm
Lines split 7 mm
Neckartäler Hartsandstein, rot-weiss - Lines split 30 mm
Lines split 30 mm


Further trading names

Neckartäler Hartsandstein, Rockenauer Sandstein, Sandstein Gaimühle, Mainsandstein rot-weiß, Miltenberger Sandstein, Odenwälder Sandstein

Petrographic classification



Red, fine to medium-grained sandstone from the Lower Buntsandstein formation near Eberbach/Baden and Hebstahl/Hesse.

Mineralogical composition

Quartz (ca. 71%), quarzite (ca. 7%), plagioclase (ca. 1%), alkalifeldspar (ca.6%), iron minerals (ca. 2%), rock fragments (ca. 10%) and accessory minerals (ca. 3%)


Red, brown-speckled, fine to medium-grained sandstone with occasional white mottling and fine pores; well-graded texture characterised by parallel and cross-bedding. Occasional dark red inclusions.

Petrographic identification:

Red, occasionally white-mottled, feldspathic sandstone with rock fragments and ferritic, siliceous cementation.

Grain colours

Quartz:light-red to light-grey
Feldspar:pink, flesh-coloured
Accessory minerals:grey-black

Proof and confirmation of suitability by EC declaration of conformity, as well as CE marking available. We will be happy to provide you project related with references, test reports and further information.

The displayed stone samples illustrate the kind of material extracted from the quarry in question. As a natural material, stone is subject to variations in colour, texture and grain structure. It can also have natural inclusions, markings or veining. A typical stone patina may develop due to material-related or environmental influences.


Quarry Gaimühle

64759 Sensbachtal, Hesse, Germany

GPS Coordinates

Breite: 49°30'02.48"N
Länge: 9°02'22.30"E

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Quarry Rockenau

69412 Eberbach/Rockenau, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

GPS Coordinates

Breite: 49°26'21.02"N
Länge: 8°59'51.73"E

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