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“KARPONTINI BROS - NAXIAN MARBLES UNL” is exclusively involved in quarrying and trading white and semi-white Naxos Crystallina marble blocks.

The quarrying is carried out with personal work and involvement of the proprietors during all production stages, ensuring thus both the proper utilization of the quarry and production of marbles of exceptional quality.

The use of Italian, state of the art electric diamond wire cutting machines ensures the production of clean blocks without flaws or imperfections.

White Naxos Crystallina


White Naxos Crystallina
White Naxos Crystallina
Name White Crystallina of Naxos
Category Marble
Type Calcite Marble
Color Snow White with a few transparent crystals

Semi-White Naxos Crystallina


Semi-White Naxos Crystallina
Semi-White Naxos Crystallina
Name Semi-White Crystallina of Naxos
Category Marble
Type Calcite Marble
Color Semi-White with some larger transparent crystals and light grey shadows

 

Both types of Naxos Crystallina share the same mineralogical composition, chemical analysis and physical-mechanical properties.


Naxos Crystallina

Physical & Mechanical Properties
Apparent specific weight, kg/m3 (ASTM C-97) Absorption coefficient, % wt (ASTM C-97) Compressive strength, MPa (ASTM C-170) Modulus of rupture, MPa (ASTM C-99) Abrasion resistance, mm (DIN 52108 - 20 Cycles)
2710 0.09 89 13 8.56
Mineralogical Composition, % wt
Calcite 98,00 Dolomite 0 Quartz 2,00
Muscovite 0 Clorite 0 Feldspars 0
Epidote 0 Chromite 0 Fe Oxides etc. 0
Clay Minerals 0 Serpentine 0 Pyroxeni 0
Chemical Analysis, % wt
CaO 55,60 MgO 0,50 SiO2 0,07
Fe2O3 0,14 AI2O3 0,02 K2O 0,02
Na2O 0,04 MnO 0,02 LOI 43,00