Calacatta Gold marble

What is Calacatta Gold marble?

Calacatta Gold marble is a rare and beautiful white marble renowned for its eye-catching gray veining and occasional golden-brown highlights. This luxurious and elegant stone has been used for the most prestigious commercial and residential properties worldwide for centuries, making it a timeless choice for high-end design.

Due to its rarity and aesthetic appeal, Calacatta Gold marble is one of the more expensive marbles on the market. The price per square foot (or square meter) can vary significantly based on the quality, thickness, and size of the slabs.

What is Calacatta Gold marble used for?

Favored by interior designers and architects alike, this stunning white marble is versatile and well-suited for various applications. It is ideal for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanity tops, wall and floor installations, and bookmatched applications. To enhance its natural beauty, a honed or polished or honed surface finish is highly recommended.

What is Calacatta Gold slabs and tiles availability?

This fantastic natural stone is available in slabs and tiles with thicknesses of  20 mm, and 30 mm (3/4” – 1 1/4”), Calacatta Gold offers flexibility for different design needs. To view current stock and find the perfect piece for your project, please request actual slabs stock availability. Given the unique nature of each slab, it is advisable to request actual stock photos to choose the exact piece that fits your design vision.

Calacatta Gold Marble

Calacatta gold extra marble slabs, 20mm thick. ideal for kitchen countertop or bathroom walls and floors.

Calacatta Gold Marble slab

Calacatta Gold marble slab
stunning Calacatta gold marble slab 20mm thick (3/4''), ideal to use as kitchen countertop worktop or bathroom wall & floors bookmatch applications

How many Types of Calacatta Gold Marble are there?

Many people are unaware that “Calacatta Gold” is not a specific, distinct type of marble, but rather a commercial name used by manufacturers in Italy and worldwide. This name is applied broadly to various types of marble that share certain aesthetic characteristics. Specifically, for a marble to be marketed as Calacatta Gold marble, it must exhibit the defining feature of having honey or gold-colored veins running through the slabs. This naming convention allows for a variety of marble types to be included under the prestigious Calacatta Gold umbrella, provided they meet the visual criteria.

This stunning marble is typically sourced from a few notable quarries, each with its own unique qualities and historical significance. The primary varieties of Calacatta Gold marble are extracted from three main quarries in Italy: Borghini (also known as Cava Ruggetta), Bettogli, and Vagli. Each of these quarries produces marble with distinctive veining patterns and coloration, contributing to the rich diversity of this rare and unique marble available in the market.

What is Calacatta Gold price?

Considered among the top range of quality Marble, Calacatta Gold is prized for its rarity and exquisite beauty. Its price falls into the High-end range; It varies based on quality (the less natural imperfections), size (the bigger), and thickness of slabs/tiles. Generally, its price fluctuates in a range of Approx $ 100 to $ 200 per square foot or Euro 950 to Euro 1950 per square meter.

Calacatta Gold Marble Slab

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Property Description
Name Calacatta Gold Marble
Origin Carrara, Tuscany, Italy
Color Bright, pristine white base
Veining Dramatic, thick veins ranging from gray to gold
Highlights Subtle golden-brown highlights
Texture Smooth
Finish Options – Honed (matte finish) – Polished (high-gloss finish)
Available Forms – Slabs – Tiles
Available Thicknesses 20 mm – 30 mm   3/4” – 1 1/4”
Standard Slab Size Varies; typically around 2400 mm x 1200 mm
Applications – Kitchen countertops – Bathroom vanity tops – Wall cladding – Floor installations – Bookmatched feature walls
Durability High, but porous; requires sealing
Maintenance Regular sealing recommended; clean with pH-neutral stone cleaners
Absorption by Weight 0.2% to 0.5%
Density Approximately 2.7 g/cm³
Compressive Strength 160 MPa (varies by specific quarry and batch)
Flexural Strength 10-15 MPa (varies by specific quarry and batch)
Abrasion Resistance Medium; suitable for residential and light commercial traffic
Chemical Resistance Good resistance to acids and alkalis with appropriate sealing
Thermal Resistance Good thermal resistance; however, thermal shock should be avoided
Environmental Impact Natural stone; sustainable
Sustainability Can be recycled; long-lasting material
Installation Considerations – Requires skilled installation – Must be sealed properly to prevent staining – Substrate must be prepared to support weight
Cost High; varies based on quality, size, and thickness of slabs/tiles. Approx $ 100 to $ 200 per square foot or Euro 950 to Euro 1950 per square meter
Common Pairings – Often paired with complementary materials like brass fixtures, white cabinetry, and natural wood finishes – Works well with other high-end stones such as granite and quartz
Supplier Notes Request actual stock photos for exact veining and color matching. Availability may vary; check with suppliers for current stock and lead times.

*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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