The “Marbres de France” quarries are located, in Saint Pons de Thomières in the south-west of France (Languedoc-Roussillon). Renowned since antiquity, they have been artisanally operated for centuries and since the beginning of the twentieth century with modern extraction techniques. “Marbres de France” has an extraction authorization of 45,000 tons per year according to government decree – 18 December 2008.
Covering an area of more than 150 acres, the open pit quarry has several areas of various textures and colors (360 million years old) of exceptional quality. The extraction techniques used are the most efficient: several machines diamond wire and shearing, at the forefront of technical progress, are used in permanence and ensure optimization of working methods, safety and quality.