Thassos Snow White Marble
Coming from the island of Thassos, where quarrying started at 6th Century BC, Thassos Snow White marble is today the purest white building stone available on earth.
Special characteristics of the stone include :
- High brightness and unique light reflection from its - up to 2 mm - calcite crystals
- High Uniformity of background color, making it suitable even for the largest and most demanding projects
- Natural thermal insulation of the building that use the material as exterior cladding, or in form of tiles or pebbles for the roofing
- Temperature stability in hot climates and high sunlight exposure, explaining the high demand for exterior flooring in mosques in Middle East