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Alberene Soapstone

Soapstone | Quarried in Schuyler, VA, USA

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The unique rustic look and industrial style of Alberene Soapstone have made it a designer choice since 1883. Its unusual thermal properties and closely-packed structure make it perfect for large spaces and heated flooring.

This stone is heat and acid resistant. It’s as tough as it gets!

Physical test results

Absorption by weight

ASTM C97

0.11%

0.11%

Density

ASTM C97

179.7lb/ft3

2 878.52kg/m3

Compressive strength

ASTM C170

4 180Psi

28.82MPa

Modulus of rupture

ASTM C99

1 490Psi

10.27MPa

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Medias

Philly Chef Prefers Patina over Polish for His Soapstone Kitchen

Philly Chef Prefers Patina over Polish for His Soapstone Kitchen

 

When Loïc Barnieu moved to his new home last year, he knew a complete kitchen renovation was high on the list of home projects. It’s on the wish list for a lot of homeowners, but the urgency makes perfect sense when you realize that Barnieu is an award-winning CEO and executive chef of four restaurants in the greater Philadelphia area: Diego's Cantina & Tequila Bar, La Belle Epoque Café, and Sterling Pig Brewery, all in Media, and Sterling Pig Public House in nearby West Chester.

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Tailored. Classic. There's Nothing Rustic About This Soapstone Kitchen

Tailored. Classic. There's Nothing Rustic About This Soapstone Kitchen

 

When interior designer Sarah Gibson remodeled her most recent home, her living room fireplace was high on her list for a redesign. But specing marble from a sample kit wasn’t hands on enough for Gibson. She wanted to go to the source.

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Could the Laundry Room Be the Next Living Room?

Could the Laundry Room Be the Next Living Room?

 

Laundry day might just be Sarah Gibson’s favorite time of the week.

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