CALACATTA BORGHINI MARBLE

Calacatta Borghini Marble is often regarded as the pinnacle of the Calacatta marble family, celebrated for its strikingly pure white background and dramatic veining in shades of gold and strong gray. The distinction of “Extra” Calacatta Borghini Marble signifies an even whiter background, further enhancing its rarity and exclusivity. Sourced primarily from the renowned Borghini quarry, this marble frequently features distinctive gold and red veining, adding to its unique aesthetic appeal.

A hallmark of Calacatta Borghini Marble is the characteristic red stripe that often traverses the slab. While some may perceive this feature as a flaw, it is, in fact, a signature trait that underscores the natural beauty and individuality of this marble. This makes each slab a unique piece of art, highly sought after by top interior designers globally.

Calacatta Borghini’s luxurious and sophisticated appearance makes it a prime choice for high-end interior applications. It is commonly used for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanity tops, wall cladding, and flooring, where its elegance can be fully appreciated. The polished finish is recommended to amplify its inherent beauty and reflectivity. Ask for actual stock  availability now for 20mm (3/4”) thick slabs!

Calacatta Borghini Marble slabs

Calacatta Borghini Gold
Calacatta Borghini Gold marble slab, polished or honed. Ideal as kitchen countertop worktop or bathroom wall & floors bookmatch

Calacatta Borghini Marble

Calacatta Borghini marble slab
Calacatta borghini marble slab, 20mm thick, polished or honed.

Calacatta Borghini extra marble slab 20mm thick (3/4'' inches)

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Property Details
Material Type Natural Stone (Marble)
Origin Primarily from the Borghini quarry in Carrara, Tuscany, Italy
Color Pure white background with dramatic veining in shades of gold, strong gray, and occasionally red
Veining Distinctive and bold, often featuring a characteristic red stripe; veining patterns vary, making each slab unique
Finish Options Polished (recommended to enhance beauty), Honed, Brushed
Thickness Typically available in 20mm (2cm) slabs, other thicknesses might be available upon request
Slab Dimensions Varies, but generally large slabs suitable for sizable applications; specific dimensions can be provided upon request
Density Approximately 2.71 g/cm³
Hardness (Mohs Scale) Around 3, indicating a relatively soft stone compared to granite and quartzite; allows for intricate carving but requires careful handling
Water Absorption Low to moderate; sealing is recommended to prevent staining and moisture absorption
Porosity Moderate; regular sealing required to maintain appearance and durability
Applications High-end interior uses such as kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, wall cladding, flooring, fireplace surrounds, and decorative accents
Heat Resistance Moderate; capable of withstanding normal kitchen heat levels but trivets are recommended for hot pots and pans
Scratch Resistance Moderate; prone to scratching, especially from acidic and abrasive materials, hence sealing and gentle handling are essential
Stain Resistance Moderate; susceptible to staining from acidic substances (e.g., wine, lemon juice), thus sealing and prompt cleaning of spills are crucial
Maintenance Regular cleaning with mild soap and water; avoid acidic or abrasive cleaners; periodic sealing is essential to maintain resistance to stains and moisture
Sustainability Natural and sustainable when responsibly quarried; recyclable and can be repurposed or used as aggregate in construction materials
Price Range High; reflects the premium quality, exclusivity, and aesthetic appeal of the stone. Cost varies based on the rarity, size, and quality of the slabs. Approx $ 100 to $ 200 per square foot or Euro 950 to Euro 1950 per square meter
Pros Luxurious and sophisticated appearance; unique and distinctive veining; enhances the value and elegance of any space; suitable for a variety of high-end applications
Cons High initial cost; requires professional installation; needs regular maintenance and sealing; softer than some other natural stones, making it more susceptible to scratches and etching

*If you are a private client, contractor, architect, or designer, we can deliver to you wherever you are. All you need to do is find a stone fabricator or manufacturer in your area where we can deliver our product.

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