“Steigerwald Quarzit” is particularly acclaimed for its proven, frost-resistant quality and fascinating appearance as well as for its characteristic colour and texture. From façades to flooring and staircase slabs, “Steigerwald Quarzit” is an ideal building material thanks to its good physical and technical properties including remarkable abrasion resistance. Its tested and certified resistance to weathering is another major asset.
The “Steigerwald Quarzit” quarry has been in operation for several centuries now.
Regional “Steigerwald Quarzit” is a highly sustainable building material.
Further trading names
Steigerwald Sandstein, Ebracher Sandstein, Obersteinbacher Sandstein
Light-coloured, fine to medium-grained sandstone from the Middle Keuper formation in the Steigerwald Forest/Lower Franconia (Germany).
Quartz (ca. 69%), quarzite (ca. 7%), alkali feldspar (ca. 15%), plagioclase feldspar (ca. 5%), rock fragments (ca. 4%),
Light-grey to dunnish, fine to medium-grained sandstone with a uniformly to well-graded, layered texture. Occasional green inclusions.
Light-coloured feldspathic sandstone with rock fragments and siliceous cementation.
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Description of natural stone
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.