Travertine is a type of stone that originates in mineral springs from the rapid precipitation of calcium carbonate. It has a fibrous appearance and is usually found in white, tan, and cream colors. It has been used in construction for thousands of years. The Romans used it to build temples, monuments, and even the Colosseum. (aqueducts, bath complexes, amphitheaters). Travertine Exclusivo is one very popular in modern architecture and is usually used for facades, walls, and flooring.