Mycenae marble is the first type of marble that was mined from the Argolis region. It is a calcareous marble with dark beige color and red veins in intricate formations which give a special decorative value. The red veins come from the secondary filling of limonite (iron oxides) in limestone. It is a marble of great historical and commercial value, suitable for indoor use and decoration.

Laboratory tests and analysis results:

Apparent Density, kg/m3 2.700
Water absorption at atmospheric pressure, % κ.β. 0,18
Uniaxial compressive strength, kg/cm2 798
Flexural strength under concentrated load, kg/cm2 104
Abrasion resistance, mm 2.26
SiO2 Al2O3 Fe2O3 CaO MgO MnO K2O Na2O CO2
0.84 0.21 0.13 54.01 0.69 0.04 0.06 0.08 43.33
Calcite 97%
Dolomite 1%
Quartz 1%
Clay Minerals 1%