A typically softer material, that can be scratched and also has a dull finish. However, in some cases, a limestone can be polished. This is a more absorbent material and requires regular sealing. Like marble, limestone can also etch.
  • Overview: Limestone is a versatile material with many uses.
  • Appearance: Most limestone from the United States is light in color, ranging from yellow to pink to gray in color. Limestone imported from other countries is often light or even dark red, brown, or black.
  • Beneficial Features: Select limestone with mineral dolomite present, as this type of limestone can be polished and is harder than other types of limestone.
  • Care Instructions: Wipe with a clean, damp cloth if dirty.