Name of “Aglay” came from “Ag Lay “which means “White (Ag) Layer (Lay)” of mountain where stone is mining.
Most people in Azerbaijan call it limestone, and in video material where taken our quarry in 2006 year, it is also stated as limestone, but “Aglay” is sandstone with specific features.
The Azerbaijani sandstone (Aglay), unlike marble, granite and limestone is characterized by increased thermal insulation – the heat storage in the house rises to 30 percent. This is a warm, light and comfortable for visual perception cladding, due to the granular texture and yellowish color. It is ductile and resists moisture, heat and cold.