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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  • Quimbra
  • Red-brown, grey, black
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    Stone NameQuimbra
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSweden (Smaland)
    ColorRed-brown, grey, black
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.15%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Dakota Mahogany
  • Red-brown, grey, black
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    Stone NameDakota Mahogany
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUSA (South Dakota)
    ColorRed-brown, grey, black
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeArchean
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Vanga Red
  • Red, dark grey
  • Details
    Stone NameVanga Red
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSweden (Skane)
    ColorRed, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - orthogneiss
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  • Ruby Red
  • Red, dark grey
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    Stone NameRuby Red
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Kamataka)
    ColorRed, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.25%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeArchean
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Jhansi Red
  • Red, dark grey
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    Stone NameJhansi Red
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Uttar Pradesh)
    ColorRed, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion0.2-0.3%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeArchean - Proterozoic
    Petrographic Typegranite group
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  • Eagle Red
  • Red, dark grey
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    Stone NameEagle Red
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginFinland (Kymi)
    ColorRed, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Carmen Red
  • Red, dark grey
  • Details
    Stone NameCarmen Red
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginFinland (Kymi)
    ColorRed, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Sierra Chica
  • Red, dark grey, light grey
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    Stone NameSierra Chica
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginArgentina (Buenos Aires)
    ColorRed, dark grey, light grey
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageprobably Paleozoic
    Petrographic Typeporphyritic granite
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  • Rosso Santiago
  • Red, dark grey, light grey
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    Stone NameRosso Santiago
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUkraine (Kirovograd)
    ColorRed, dark grey, light grey
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.35%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typeporphyritic granite
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  • New Imperial Red
  • Red, dark grey, rose
  • Details
    Stone NameNew Imperial Red
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Kamataka)
    ColorRed, dark grey, rose
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.15%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeArchean
    Petrographic Typegranite
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