Franciscan Slate ™ Glazed Porcelain

Made in the USA
Made in the USA

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Reveal Imaging™
Reveal Imaging

This state-of-the-art digital printing process produces realistic color, detail and veining that is unique on every single tile, for a look that's virtually indistinguishable from natural stone. Click here to explore the benefits of Reveal Imaging.

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Certified Porcelain

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Photo features Franciscan Slate in Terrain Marrone on the floor. As seen on Extreme Makeover Home Edition, Season 9.

Discover the beauty of the terrain with the versatile Franciscan Slate collection. Made with recycled materials, this stunning American-made tile brings a little terra firma into your space. Perfect for commercial or residential applications, this innovative collection features both Reveal Imaging™, for the most realistic natural stone visual possible on a tile surface. With hues such as the silky Desert Crema and the cavernous blue tones of Coastal Azul, you can surround yourself with nature and enhance the beauty of your design. Get grounded and enjoy Daltile’s glazed porcelain collection: Franciscan Slate.


  • 3" x 3" Mosaic, Cove Base & Outside Cove Corner are clay body ceramic and made in Monterrey, MX.

Tile Thickness:
5/16" Field Tile; 1/4" Mosaic
Relative Pricing:
Medium - High
Grout Joint
3/16" Field Tile, Approximately 1/8" Mosaic
Shade Variation:
Random (V4)
  D.C.O.F. Moisture Breaking   Chemical Abrasion
Wet Absorption Strength MOH's Resistance Resistance
  Field Tile  > 0.42 < 0.5%  >275lbs. 8.0 Resistant 4
  Mosaic  > 0.42 <3.0%  >250 lbs. 8.0 Resistant 4

A DCOF value of > 0.42 is the new standard for tiles specified for commercial application in standard A137.1-2012, Section 9.6. It replaces the SCOF value of > 0.60 referenced in ASTM C1028. For more information on the correlation between the two values and about the DCOF AcuTest, click here for more information or visit the Tile Council of North America's website:

Floor Applications
Target DCOF wet Suitable
Dry & Level - Interior n/a  
Wet & Level - Interior ≥ 0.42  
Commercial Dining Areas ≥ 0.50  
Exterior Applications; Pool Decking & Other Wet Areas with Minimal Footwear ≥ 0.60  
Covered Exterior ≥ 0.60  
Ramps & Inclines ≥ 0.65  
Other Applications
Pool Linings  
Size     Shape
3 x 3
(11 15/16" x 23 15/16")
(30.2 cm x 60.9 cm)
Pieces Per Carton: 12
SQFT: 24
Dot-mounted on 1' x 2' sheet
  3" x 3"
12 x 12
(11 3/4" x 11 3/4")
(30.0 cm x 30.0 cm)
Pieces Per Carton: 10
SQFT: 15
  12" x 12"
18 x 18
(17 3/4" x 17 3/4")
(45.05 cm x 45.05 cm)
Pieces Per Carton: 6
SQFT: 13.31
  18" x 18"
Description   Shape Number Size Shape
Cove Base   S-36C9TB 6 x 12 Cove Base S-36C9TB - 6" x 12"
Outside Cove Corner   SC-36C9TB 1 x 6 Outside Cove Corner SC-36C9TB - 1" x 6"
Bullnose Made in the USA   P-43C9 3 x 12 Bullnose P-43C9 - 3" x 12"


  • Cove base and floor bullnose trim are intended to coordinate with floor field tile in the standard 90-degree installation position.