Steatite porcelain tile, also known as Soapstone, is a type of metamorphic rock largely composed of the mineral talc.  This beautiful stone aesthetic has dramatic veining, perfect for large open floor plans.  

Creative Features:

  • Four Sizes | 3″x12″ up to 30″x60″
  • Three Finish | Honed, Natural, Textured
  • Porcelain
  • Made in Italy

Steatite was featured in Erin’s Picks.

The dimensional textures of the collection mimic traditional hand-carving techniques of softer Soapstone, in a contemporary aesthetic.


Steatite Color Palette

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Decor Palette

Wave 12"x24"x9mm | Natural

Line 12"x24"x9mm | Natural

2"x2" Mosaic on 12"x12"x9mm Sheet | Honed or Natural

Body Unglazed Porcelain
Country of Origin Italy
Budget Price
Per square foot. For budgeting purposes only. Applies to field tile (not mosaics, trim, décor). Overall collection average used - some items slightly less or slightly more than range.
Lead Time
Estimated based upon averages. Lead times on each order depend upon availability at time of order. West coast of US should add +1 week if product is import. Contact us for QTYs >5,000SF.
8-10 Weeks
Stock Availability Import/Factory Stock
Shade Variation V3
Application Floor Tile
Rectified Yes
Look Bluestone & Slate
Thickness 9mm10mm
Finish HonedNaturalTextured
Notes Refer to Cutsheet in Download Tab for Size + Finish + Thickness Specifics

Limitations on Available Colors for Specific Sizes: Please reference our Color • Size • Finish Matrix by clicking the link above.

Test Name Test Method Test Result
Water Absorption ISO 10545-3 < 0.5%
Deep Abrasion Resistance ISO 10545-6 175mm³ max
Breaking Strength ISO 10545-4 R>35 N/mm², S>1300N
DCOF ANSI A326.3 > 0.55 Wet - Textured
ANSI A326.3 > 0.42 Wet - Natural
ANSI A326.3 > 0.42 Wet - Wet
Antimicrobial Technology No
Cradle to Cradle No
Declare Label - Red List Free No
EPD - Industry Wide Yes
EPD - Product Specific No
GreenGuard Certified No
Green Squared Certified No
LEED Friendly Yes
Mindful Materials No
Recycled Content 20%
Recycled Content Type Pre-Consumer

Additional Information

Steatite is considered “LEED-friendly” because it has an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), Health Product Declaration® (HPD), and contains recycled content.  Each of these components can contribute to credit points in accordance with the LEED V4.1 rating system.

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