travertine is a stone made from lime deposits from Ahaza Springs.
Its composition is ca3co and is named after the Trivoli city of Italy. Due to the abundance of travertine in Iran, this stone is used as a stone basophone. Different types of travertine are named after the color. For example, you can name the types of red travertine, lime, walnut, white and cream.
The dense or brown golden limestone formed over a period of about 600,000 years due to deposition in mineral water springs is relatively mild compared to marble, but it is hard to see in terms of its oldness and cutting direction. Sponge tissue such as cavities with a maximum of 1/25 cm. These holes are usually covered with Portland cement. – History of Travertine architecture The use of stone travertine in the second decade of the second century BC by the Romans established this stone as an excellent building material. Following the widespread use of Travertine in ancient Rome, the cultural and economic crisis of the Middle Ages led to the general non-use of decorative stones. Later on in the Hengroke era, travertine was again considered.
The architects of Rome, in the Renaissance, used stone travertine in their designs. Travertine architects seem to be a great asset for buildings, because they are simply inscribed and corrugated. Its attractive appearance and technical properties of travertine offer it as an ideal decoration for a variety of applications. Travertine has a lot of flexibility and shapeability, either as a structural material or as a material for facade and floor decor and interior decoration.
– Conclusion Travertine is the most used and ideal building stone for the following reasons: Travertine acceptable resistance Ideal cutting and polishing Ideal extraction conditions. Due to the fact that they are often sloping, with low layers and low achievability. The lack of precursor structures on these deposits of travertine has been formed due to the fact that they are young after the geologic orogenic fars. The apparent beauty of travertine Porosity to adhere to the mortar Travertine is cheaper than other rocks By:sir salmani/ Master of Science in Mine