Polychrome granite is a natural stone found in Canada and Brazil, comprising an intricate pattern of earthy colours and black mica flakes, on a delicate multi coloured base defined by luxurios transparent quartz crystals.
Polychrome is quarried in the region of La Baie,Québec in Canada and in South America found in the Brazil from where it is exported to the rest of the world and the UK.
This stone is classified as granite rock due to its mineral composition. It is a tough material that is suitable for indoor as well as outdoor applications. Different names are generally due to regional variations and/or commercial aspects such as branding.
Famous monuments made out of granite include the iconic Mount Rushmore in USA, the Avukana Buddha statue in Sri Lanka and The Colossal Red Granite Statue of Amenhotep III in Egypt and recently, The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom.
Polychrome Granite is available in polished and honed finishes as standard and special finishes such as Satinato, Flamed and Bush Hammered are supplied to order.
Granite is an ideal stone to work with, offering the possibility of having seamless pieces across large surfaces such as kitchen worktops, bar counters, bathroom cladding and kitchen islands.
Granite slabs tend to be the largest in size across all natural stone groups which make it a cost effective material when a large slab covers most small to medium sized plots.
|Suitable for||Exteriors, Interiors|
|Type of application||Architrave and columns, Bar countertops, Bathroom coverings, Bathroom worktops, Bench top, Countertops, Fireplace surrounds, Floorings, Kitchen worktops, Reception desks, Shower tray, Splashbacks, staircases, Table tops, Vanity tops, Wall cladding, Washbasins, Wet rooms and Saunas|
|Water Absorption Rate||N/A|
|Compressive Strength||139.20 Mpa|
|Flexural Strength||12.56 Mpa|