Granite

Granite is an excellent choice for kitchen countertops. It is extremely hard, resistant to scratches and is not sensitive to acids like marble. The colors and patterns that granite offers range from neutral to absolutely breathtaking.

Click on thumbnail image to see a large view.  Click on column header to sort the table by Name or Color.
  • Ghibli
  • Ivory and beige bands
  • Details
    Stone NameGhibli
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Tamil Nadu)
    ColorIvory and beige bands
    Water Absorbtion(0.25-0.35%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic metamorphism
    Petrographic Typegneiss group
    Hide
  • Golden Beach
  • Ivory - gold, grey with grey-black (brown) spots and streaks
  • Details
    Stone NameGolden Beach
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Espirito Santo)
    ColorIvory - gold, grey with grey-black (brown) spots and streaks
    Water Absorbtion(0.2-0.35%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typeprobably pegmatite to gneiss group
    Hide
  • Tarn
  • Grey, white, black
  • Details
    Stone NameTarn
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginFrance
    ColorGrey, white, black
    Water Absorbtion0.3-0.35%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous
    Petrographic Typegranite
    Hide
  • Padang Light
  • Grey, white, black
  • Details
    Stone NamePadang Light
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginChina (Fujian)
    ColorGrey, white, black
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.35%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCretaceous
    Petrographic Typegranite to granodiorite
    Hide
  • Padang Cristallo
  • Grey, white, black
  • Details
    Stone NamePadang Cristallo
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginChina (Fujian)
    ColorGrey, white, black
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.35%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic -Cretaceous
    Petrographic Typegranodiorite to granite
    Hide
  • Rosa Limbara
  • Grey, rose-brown, white
  • Details
    Stone NameRosa Limbara
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginItaly (Sardegna)
    ColorGrey, rose-brown, white
    Water Absorbtion0.25-0.3%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous
    Petrographic Typeporphyritic granite
    Hide
  • Deer Isle
  • Grey, rose
  • Details
    Stone NameDeer Isle
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUSA (Maine)
    ColorGrey, rose
    Water Absorbtion0
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeDevonian
    Petrographic Typegranite
    Hide
  • Rosa Beta
  • Grey, pink, white
  • Details
    Stone NameRosa Beta
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginItaly (Sardegna)
    ColorGrey, pink, white
    Water Absorbtion0.25-0.3%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous
    Petrographic Typegranite
    Hide
  • Mondariz
  • Grey, pink, white
  • Details
    Stone NameMondariz
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSpain (Galicia)
    ColorGrey, pink, white
    Water Absorbtion0
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous
    Petrographic Typegranite to granodiorite
    Hide
  • Silver Sea Green
  • Grey, light green
  • Details
    Stone NameSilver Sea Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSaudi Arabia
    ColorGrey, light green
    Water Absorbtion0
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageprobably Proterozoic
    Petrographic Typeprobably granite
    Hide