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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  • Misty Dusk
  • Ivory-pinkish, white, grey, black
  • Details
    Stone NameMisty Dusk
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginChina (Shandong)
    ColorIvory-pinkish, white, grey, black
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.4%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic -Cretaceous
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Golden Wave
  • Ivory, grey with dark grey and gold waves and spots
  • Details
    Stone NameGolden Wave
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Espirito Santo)
    ColorIvory, grey with dark grey and gold waves and spots
    Water Absorbtion(0.2-0.35%)
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageuppermost Proterozoic to Cambrian
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - probably migmatite
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  • Bianco Sardo
  • Ivory, grey, white, black
  • Details
    Stone NameBianco Sardo
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginItaly (Sardegna)
    ColorIvory, grey, white, black
    Water Absorbtion0.25-0.45%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Azul Macaubas
  • Lght blue with blue waves
  • Details
    Stone NameAzul Macaubas
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Bahia)
    ColorLght blue with blue waves
    Water Absorbtion0
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typequartzite
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  • Sapphire Brown
  • Light brown, dark grey, blue-grey
  • Details
    Stone NameSapphire Brown
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Andhra Pradesh)
    ColorLight brown, dark grey, blue-grey
    Water Absorbtion0.2-0.35%
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageprobably Archean
    Petrographic Typeporphyritic granite
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  • Verde Eucalipto
  • Light green with green and red spots
  • Details
    Stone NameVerde Eucalipto
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Espirito Santo)
    ColorLight green with green and red spots
    Water Absorbtion0.2-0.25%
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageuppermost Proterozoic to Cambrian
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - granulite
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  • Kuppam Green
  • Light grey with grey-green waves
  • Details
    Stone NameKuppam Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Andhra Pradesh)
    ColorLight grey with grey-green waves
    Water Absorbtion0.2-0.3%
    Hardness
    Geologic Agemaybe Archaen
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - probably migmatite
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  • Lavender Blue
  • Light grey-blue with dark grey waves and red specks
  • Details
    Stone NameLavender Blue
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Orissa)
    ColorLight grey-blue with dark grey waves and red specks
    Water Absorbtion(0.2-0.3%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic metamorphism
    Petrographic Typemigmatite (charnockite composition)
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  • China Green
  • Light grey-green, dark grey-green
  • Details
    Stone NameChina Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginChina (Sichuan)
    ColorLight grey-green, dark grey-green
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.4%
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Typeprobably syenite group
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  • Serizzo Antigorio
  • Light grey, black
  • Details
    Stone NameSerizzo Antigorio
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginItaly (Piemonte)
    ColorLight grey, black
    Water Absorbtion0.35-0.4%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous (Permian)
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - orthogneiss
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