Ataija Cream is a darker beige limestone with a fine grain and uniform appearance. It has some areas with lighter and darker hues, as well as some lines or bends of brown color. This is the main variety of Ataija stone, which also has a blue variation.
This is one of the toughest Portuguese limestones currently being extracted in Portugal, with a very good reputation and hundreds of applications around the world.
Compressive strength: 1650 kg / cm2; Flexural strength: 105 kg / cm2; Porosity: 0.9%; Water absorption: 0.4%
Due to its great hardness and limited block size, Ataija Azul is mainly used for street pavement with some thickness but small dimensions. This is also a preferred stone for landscaping, some facade, floor and decoration applications.