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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  • Baltic Green
  • Green-grey, dark grey
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    Stone NameBaltic Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginFinland (Kymi)
    ColorGreen-grey, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegranite (quartz syenite)
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  • Verde Maritaca
  • Green-grey with dark grey waves
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    Stone NameVerde Maritaca
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Minas Gerais)
    ColorGreen-grey with dark grey waves
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.25%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic metamorphism
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - migmatite
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  • Amadeus
  • Green-black, light greenish, red
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    Stone NameAmadeus
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginFinland (Mikkeli)
    ColorGreen-black, light greenish, red
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.15%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegneiss with garnet and cordierite
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  • Tropical Green
  • Green with green-black and red spots
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    Stone NameTropical Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Kerala)
    ColorGreen with green-black and red spots
    Water Absorbtion0.2-0.3%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic metamorphism
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - probably granulite
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  • Olive Green
  • Green with black bands
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    Stone NameOlive Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSouth Africa (Cape)
    ColorGreen with black bands
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - migmatite
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  • Waterfall
  • Green
  • Details
    Stone NameWaterfall
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil
    ColorGreen
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Verde San Francisco
  • Green
  • Details
    Stone NameVerde San Francisco
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil
    ColorGreen
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Verde Marina
  • Green
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    Stone NameVerde Marina
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia
    ColorGreen
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Verde Jewel
  • Green
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    Stone NameVerde Jewel
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia
    ColorGreen
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Verde Butterfly Jade
  • Green
  • Details
    Stone NameVerde Butterfly Jade
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil
    ColorGreen
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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