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Kota Stone is a fine variety of limestone which is available in plenty in Kota district of
Rajasthan. In fact hundreds of mines are located in this region in the town of Ramganj
mandi.

The rich greenish-blue and brown colour of this stone is quite popular among the masses.
It is considered to be an excellent building stone. It is primarily used for exteriors,
pathways, corridors, driveways, balconies, commercial buildings etc. It is also apt for
chemical industries as well as for flooring, wall fixing and lining. Other colors colors
available in this category include: Black Grey, Pink, Beige and etc.

For the starters, India holds a significant share of the global limestone industry. Amongst
various stones, lime stones are the most extracted and in fact considered the most
commercially viable stones in India. In India limestones can be sourced from various
regions of India. Usage of home-grown machineries and tools has enhanced the
processing and finishing standards. Today, Indian market is a mix of big limestone
suppliers as well as domestic players.

Today, the versatile stone is used for various purposes - sinks, statues, wall panels,
floors etc.

Architects and designers can let loose their imaginations while working on a limestone. It
is a marvelous stone that needs no maintenance. As opposed to granite and marble, the
limestone is not prone to scratches. In fact the scratches are more visible on granite and
marble. The best part being: the coarse surface and natural looks of the limestone adds
style to any room.

Interestingly, the North Indian limestone is also known as Kota stone. They arrive in
blue- grey and brown- green color shades. Kota stone is tough, non-slippery, and non-
porous. In fact stain can removed quite easily. The kota stone is first processed and
finished in several sizes and thicknesses by limestone suppliers. Actually, Kota blue &
brown can be polished, brushed and used for different purposes.

The Southern limestone India is available in array of colors such as pink, pale green,
grey, yellow, blue & black. For that matter the state of Andhra Pradesh have rich
limestone mines. However, the limestone found in South India is not as goof as the Kota
stone.

Demand of Limestone in international markets

China, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, United States, Belgium Prominent Destinations to
Source Limestone from India Jaipur, Kota, Jodhpur, New Delhi, Udaipur, Mumbai,
Bangalore, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad, Delhi, Bhilwara, Markapur,
Katni, Rewari, Bhuj, Ramganj, Mandi, Gurgaon, Vadodara, Kurnool, Abu Road,
Gwalior, Indore, Porbandar, Surat, Visakhapatnam, Ajmer, Ankleshwar, Betamcherla,
Bikaner, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Gandhidham, Jalore, Madurai, Makrana, Merta,
Nalgonda, Navi Mumbai, Pune, Rajsamand, Ruwi



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Description: Kota Stone is a fine variety of limestone which is available in plenty in Kota district of Rajasthan. In fact hundreds of mines are located in this region in the town of Ramganj mandi.