Limestones are usually formed in warm and calm shallow water bodies. Shellfish, corals, algae, and other organisms produce vast amounts of calcium carbonate shells. Accumulation of their skeletal debris is lithified into limestone, which is why it’s composed of 50% calcite – the most stable polymorph of calcium carbonate. Depending on the conditions under which this sedimentary rock is formed or the type of metamorphism, its variants can be granular, massive, clastic or crystalline.
Limestone holds an important place in the agricultural, chemical and construction industries. It can be used for window sills, floor tiles, staircases, kitchen islands, countertops and backsplashes. It serves as a suitable material for bathroom vanity tops. Contact us for fabrication, installation, restoration and maintenance of limestone surfaces in residential or commercial buildings in or around Woodbridge.