Trebgaster Buntsandstein

brown-beige sandstone

Trebgaster Buntsandstein - honed

“Trebgaster Buntsandstein” boasts a distinctive colour, texture and appearance that make it ideal for natural stone designs. This attractive sandstone blends gracefully into its surroundings and is highly compatible with many of the iconic buildings that give historical town centres their distinctive character. This is demonstrated beautifully by many historical buildings.

The “Trebgaster Buntsandstein” quarry has already been in operation for several centuries.

“Trebgaster Buntsandstein” is ideal as a masonry material in façade construction and for solid natural stone elements.

Regional “Trebgaster Buntsandstein” is a highly sustainable building material.


Trebgaster Buntsandstein - honed
Trebgaster Buntsandstein - pneumatically-chiselled
Trebgaster Buntsandstein - machine-chiselled
Trebgaster Buntsandstein - hand-chiselled
Trebgaster Buntsandstein - point-chiselled
Trebgaster Buntsandstein - machine split
machine split
Trebgaster Buntsandstein - Lines split 7 mm
Lines split 7 mm
Trebgaster Buntsandstein - Lines split 30 mm
Lines split 30 mm


Further trading names

Trebgaster Sandstein, Bayreuther Sandstein, Kulmbacher Sandstein

Petrographic classification



Beige-brown, medium-grained sandstone from the Middle Buntsandstein/Solling formation near Trebgast, Kulmbach/Upper Franconia (Germany).

Mineralogical composition

Quartz (ca. 69%), quarzite (ca. 14%), alkalifeldspar (ca. 16%) and accessory minerals (ca. 1%)


Mainly light-coloured, brownish-grey sandstone with a medium-grained structure, coarsely porous, homogeneous texture characterised by cross-stratified beds resulting from changes in grain size. Occasional ochre-coloured inclusions.

Petrographic identification:

Yellow quartz sandstone with rock fragments and siliceous cementation.

Grain colours

Quartz:pale-brown to beige-brown
Accessory minerals:brown-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 Trebgast

95367 Trebgast, Bavaria, Germany

GPS Coordinates

Breite: 50°02'56.44"N
Länge: 11°33'18.83"E

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