Description

Beige coloured limestone, with thin to medium grain and non-uniform background. This limestone is mostly characterized by the presence of strong signs of fossils with darker colour, sparsely distributed throughout the stone surface.

The Jura Beige is a reference beige coloured limestone from Germany, with considerable hardness. Its main variations depend mostly on the more or less abundance of dark coloured fossils, as well as background uniformity. This limestone can have a light and darker variations, as well as a vein-cut variation (less common and with limited quantity).

  • Jura Beige Light limestone

    Jura Beige Light limestone

  • Jura Beige Dark limestone

    Jura Beige Dark limestone

  • Jura Beige vein-cut limestone

    Jura Beige vein-cut limestone

Extraction area

The Jura limestone is extracted in Germany, by several quarries with considerable dimension. The main extraction area is located around Titting-Kaldorf, which is located in the upper Bavaria region.

The Titting-Kaldorf area is located at some 130 kilometres north of Munich and at some 500 kilometres southwest of Berlin.