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.
- Kashmir White
- White (to ivory or greenish) with grey and brown spots
Stone Name Kashmir White Stone Type Granite Origin India (Tamil Nadu) Color White (to ivory or greenish) with grey and brown spots Water Absorbtion 0.3-0.5% Hardness Geologic Age Proterozoic metamorphism Petrographic Type gneiss group - granulite Hide
- Juparana Classico
- Gold-ivory, light grey with dark grey waves
Stone Name Juparana Classico Stone Type Granite Origin Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) Color Gold-ivory, light grey with dark grey waves Water Absorbtion (0.25-0.35%) Hardness Geologic Age uppermost Proterozoic up to Cambrian Petrographic Type gneiss group ? probably migmatite Hide