Natural Tamala Limestone Bricks

Meteor Stone quarry a range of Natural Tamala Limestone bricks whereby the premium bricks are transported to our purpose built facility for further processing into our range of Natural Tamala Limestone Diamond Cut coursed bricks.

Limestone Housing Bricks

Finish: Diamond Cut Faces / Quarry Cut Ends

CodeSize (mm)No. Per PalletKg Per Unit
MS202500 x 159 x 100
(2 brick course)
MS203500 x 245 x 100
(3 brick course)
MS204500 x 330 x 100
(4 brick course)
MS2054 & 2 brick course x 100
(random bond)
Suggested Ratio
60% 40%
MS215500 x 245 x 1504828
MS216500 x 330 x 1503638

Limestone Bricks – Technical Specifications

Geological Name: Tamala Eolianite

Texture: Fine to medium grained

Compressive Strength: 3.5 Mpa Avg

Stone Type: Coastal Limestone

Geological Age: Pleistocene Age

Calcium Carbonate Content: 70%-95%

Colour: Cream

Bulk Density: 1.5t/m³

Flexural Strength: 2.5MPa dry 2.2MPa wet

How to Specify


Limestone shall be Natural Tamala Limestone by Meteor Stone, delivered to site stacked neatly on pallets and strapped.
Limestone to be free of foreign matter, pockets, veins or other defects

Laying Patterns:

a) Stretcher Bond 500 x 245 x 100mm or 500 x 330 x 100mm, Or
b) Random Bond 500 x 330 x 100mm and 500 x 159 x 100mm


a) Diamond cut faces and edges, tungsten cut perps, Or
Tungsten cut face and perps, diamond cut edges.


Lay limestone on a full bed of mortar and fill perp ends solidly.
Housing bricks are cut to allow 10mm joints. Quarry blocks are cut to allow 20mm joints

a) Rolled to a depth of half the width, Or
b) Raked to a depth of half the width, Or
c) Flush and sponge finish, Or
d) Flush, trowel cut and sponge finish


i) Set out stonework, plumb, level and properly bonded. (See specified laying pattern).
ii) Ensure face selection of each stone.
iii) Mortar to comply with Australian standards.
iv) Water to be scheme water.