Calypso Gold quartzite is a yellow base coloured stone that comprises exotic veining with great movement in tones ranging between beige, copper, red, yellow, gold and grey.
Originally quarried in the regions of Vittoria, Brazil this stone is suitable for specifications in which architects and interior designers that require materials that will provide a unique and niche look.
Calypso Gold quartzite’s characteristics are well received in interior spaces due to its metamorphic looks and similarities to natural marble. Whilst marble is made out of calcium and dolomite which makes it prone to etching and/or staining, quartzite comprises a substantially different mineral make up. Originally Sandstone, quartzite is form by being subjected to extreme heat a pressure on the earth’s crust which makes it far less susceptible to such occurrences yet slightly more than granite rocks.
Available in slab formats of 20mm and 30mm thickness and polished, honed, leather and Satinato finish Calypso Gold quartzite is a versatile and durable stone with an extreme resistance to accidental impact and suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.
|Suitable for||Exteriors, Interiors|
|Type of application||Architrave and columns, Bar countertop, Bathroom coverings, Bathroom worktop, Bench top, Countertop, Fireplace surround, Floorings, Kitchen worktop, Reception desk, Shower tray, Splashbacks, staircases, Table tops, Vanity top, Wall cladding, Washbasins, Wet rooms and Saunas|
|Volumetric Mass||2680 kg/m3|
|Compression strength||2130 kg/cm2|
|Bending strength||203 kg/cm2|
|Compression strength after freezing||2090 kg/cm2|
|Inhibition Coefficient||0,11 %|