Novelda Stone: widely used within the Spanish architectural heritage

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Fort, R.; Bernabeu, A.; García del Cura, M. A.; López de Azcona, M. C.; Ordóñez, S.; Mingarro, F.;
  • Publisher: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
  • Journal: Materiales de Construccion (issn: 0465-2746, eissn: 1988-3226)
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  • Subject: petrophysics | durability | building stone | porous stone | architectural heritage | petrofísica | durabilidad | piedra de construcción | piedras porosas | patrimonio arquitectónico | Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials | TA401-492

Novelda Stone is a calcareous rock, of the biocalcarenite type. It is extracted from the «Vinalopó Medio» area (Alicante, eastern Spain). Novelda stone is known as construction material from the 13th century. From final of the 19th century until the present time, it has... View more
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