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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Simon Brown
  • Brown
  • Details
    Stone NameSimon Brown
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSpain
    ColorBrown
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Sira Grey
  • Light grey, dark grey
  • Details
    Stone NameSira Grey
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Kamataka)
    ColorLight grey, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion.003
    Hardness
    Geologic Agemaybe Archaen
    Petrographic Typemaybe granodiorite or monzonite
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  • Solar White
  • White, grey
  • Details
    Stone NameSolar White
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUSA North Carolina
    ColorWhite, grey
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeDevonian
    Petrographic Typeoriented granite
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  • Spectrolite
  • Grey, black with blue (variegated) color change
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    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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  • Stargate
  • Black
  • Details
    Stone NameStargate
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSouth Africa
    ColorBlack
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Stony Creek
  • Rose (beige), white, grey with dark grey waves, streaks
  • Details
    Stone NameStony Creek
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUSA (Connecticut)
    ColorRose (beige), white, grey with dark grey waves, streaks
    Water Absorbtion0.2-0.25%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeLate Proterozoic gneisses melted in Permian
    Petrographic Typemigmatite
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  • Sunset Red
  • Light red to rose, grey, greenish
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    Stone NameSunset Red
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUSA (Texas)
    ColorLight red to rose, grey, greenish
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous to Permian
    Petrographic Typeporphyric oriented granite (maybe orthogneiss)
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  • Swedish Black
  • Black
  • Details
    Stone NameSwedish Black
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSweden (Skane)
    ColorBlack
    Water Absorbtion(0.05-0.1%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous to Permian
    Petrographic Typegabbro group - dolerite
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