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Pirgon White Marble is „A Piece of Greece“ coming from one of Europe’s greatest marble quarries

Stone Group International: Pirgon marble quarry.Stone Group International: Pirgon marble quarry.The various shades of the stone resemble water phenomena like mist, snow, glacier-ice or rainy clouds

At Xiamen Stone Fair (March 06-09, 2017) in Hall A 4412

„A Piece of Greece“ is the slogan of Stone Group International (SGI) for its marbles quarried in the country. A very special one of them is the Pirgon, a white stone originating in the Northern part of Greece. It comes from one of the biggest quarries in Europe with 28 levels.

Depending on the level of the quarry, Pirgon has different shades: some cloudy, some with fine lines of grey etc.

As geologically water plays an important role in the creation of stone, these 6 different hues are named after phenomena of H2O:

Stone Group International: Pirgon „Mist“ reminds an early morning haze which, in meteorological terms, is a suspension of minute water droplets or hygroscopic particles.Pirgon „Mist“ reminds an early morning haze which, in meteorological terms, is a suspension of minute water droplets or hygroscopic particles.
 
 
 
 
 

Stone Group International: Pirgon „Alas“ is in Homer’s poetry the word for the sea (in modern Greek: salt). The surface resembles an infinite Salina.Pirgon „Alas“ is in Homer’s poetry the word for the sea (in modern Greek: salt). The surface resembles an infinite Salina.
 
 
 
 
 

Stone Group International: Pirgon „Nimbus“ goes back to rain-bearing clouds seen at altitudes from 60 to 600 meters. They are dark and dense without a definite form.Pirgon „Nimbus“ goes back to rain-bearing clouds seen at altitudes from 60 to 600 meters. They are dark and dense without a definite form;
 
 
 
 
 

Stone Group International: Pirgon „Terminus“ refers to the sides or the end of a glacier where the ice has herringbone crevasses or multiple veins.Pirgon „Terminus“ refers to the sides or the end of a glacier where the ice has herringbone crevasses or multiple veins;
 
 
 
 
 

Stone Group International: Pirgon „Ebru Arabesque“ plays with the traditional painting technique using color floated on water and then transferred to paper, also known as marbling.Pirgon „Ebru Arabesque“ plays with the traditional painting technique using color floated on water and then transferred to paper, also known as marbling;
 
 
 
 
 

Stone Group International: Pirgon „Nivatus“ is suggestive of fresh snow that gradually sets before turning into ice. Pirgon „Nivatus“ is suggestive of fresh snow that gradually sets before turning into ice.
 
 
 
 
 
 
A fact sheet gives Pirgon marble’s technical data.

Below, we show some renderings and some project photos.

Stone Group’s Pirgon quarry’s capacity is around 140.000 t per year. With its large processing facilities and quick access to the harbor in Thessaloniki, the company is capable of supplying large quantities of cut-to-size products for really large projects.

Stone Group International is not only supplying marble from its own quarries but various types of granite or onyx from partners for which it has exclusivity. All in all, the company’s production capacity is 1,250,000 sqm per year.

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Contact: Stone Group Sales Force

At Xiamen Stone Fair (March 06-09, 2017) in Hall A 4412

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