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.

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  • Mokalsar Green
  • Grey-green, dark grey
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    Stone NameMokalsar Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Rajasthan)
    ColorGrey-green, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion(0.15-0.25%)
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageprobably Proterozoic
    Petrographic Typeprobable granite
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  • Padang Dark
  • Grey, black
  • Details
    Stone NamePadang Dark
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginChina (Fujian)
    ColorGrey, black
    Water Absorbtion(0.15-0.2%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic -Cretaceous
    Petrographic Typediorite to granodiorite
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  • Fuding Black
  • Grey, black
  • Details
    Stone NameFuding Black
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginChina (Fujian)
    ColorGrey, black
    Water Absorbtion0
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic -Cretaceous
    Petrographic Typediorite or gabbro group
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  • Spectrolite
  • Grey, black with blue (variegated) color change
  • Details
    Stone NameSpectrolite
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginFinland (Kymi)
    ColorGrey, black with blue (variegated) color change
    Water Absorbtion0
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegabbro group - anorthosite
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  • Azul Platino
  • Grey, bluish
  • Details
    Stone NameAzul Platino
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSpain (Extremadura)
    ColorGrey, bluish
    Water Absorbtion0
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Azul Aran
  • Grey, bluish, brown
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    Stone NameAzul Aran
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSpain (Cataluna)
    ColorGrey, bluish, brown
    Water Absorbtion0.3-0.35%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous (Permian)
    Petrographic Typegranite group - pegmatite
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  • New Caledonia
  • Grey, brown, black
  • Details
    Stone NameNew Caledonia
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Espirito Santo)
    ColorGrey, brown, black
    Water Absorbtion0
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageuppermost Proterozoic to Cambrian
    Petrographic Typealkali syenite
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  • Costa Smeralda
  • Grey, green, white, (black, gold)
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    Stone NameCosta Smeralda
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIran
    ColorGrey, green, white, (black, gold)
    Water Absorbtion(0.15-0.35%)
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Typegneiss group
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  • 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
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  • 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
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