A light red granite mix of red, black, and quartz crystals
Balmoral Red granite is a natural stone quarried in the region of Valkeala, Finland from where it is exported to the UK and Europe.
It presents a medium red background; with medium to large sized black spots and grains in a random pattern that offers unparalleled natural beauty interior and exterior architectural areas alike.
Balmoral Red is an extremely versatile material that is available in different finishes including honed polished, Anticato and bush hammered that enables different looks suiting relevant design environments.
Balmoral Red granite is suitable for use in kitchens, walls and floorings. It requires little maintenance r whilst providing sophisticated looks in both interior and exterior applications that require natural stone that offers a refined appearance with incredible performance characteristics and strength.
Granite is an ideal stone to work with, offering the possibility of having seamless pieces across large surfaces such as kitchen worktops, bar counters, bathrooms, cladding, and islands.
|Suitable for||Exteriors, Interiors|
|Type of application||Architrave and columns, Bar countertops, Bathroom coverings, Bathroom worktops, Bench top, Countertop, Fireplace surrounds, Floorings, Kitchen worktops, Reception desks, Shower tray, Splashbacks, staircases, Table tops, Vanity tops, Wall cladding, Washbasins, Wet rooms and Saunas|
|N_13755 Water absorption||0.12 %|
|EN_1936 Apparent density||2640 kg/m3|
|EN_12372 Flexural strength||13.4 Mpa|
|EN_12371 Frost resistance, change of flexural strength*||-3.7 %|
|EN_1926 Compressive strength||171 Mpa|
|EN_14157 Abrasion resistance||17 mm|
|EN_13364 Breaking load at dowel hole 2350 N||* after 48 cycles|
|Mineral content||Values (according to new EN-12407 standard)|
|K-feldspar||39.6 Wt %|
|Quartz||30.1 Wt %|
|Plagioclase||22.2 Wt %|
|Accessory minerals||1.8 Wt %|
|Biotite||5.2 Wt %|
|Muscovite||1.3 Wt %|