A rich black granite with a very popular appeal, used in monuments, sinks, worktops, vanities amongst its wide range of applications. This is the widely known "black granite" with stronger golden pattern than the usual Absolute Black granite
A rich black granite with a very popular appeal, used in monuments, sinks, worktops, vanities amongst its wide range of applications. This is the widely known “black granite” with stronger golden pattern than the usual Absolute Black granite.
In addition to sophisticated looks, this black granite offers superior performance. Absolute Black Golden granite rates amongst the strongest natural stone. Not only that but it is also highly resistant to stains and scratches. Coupled with beautiful sheen and high polish, makes it ideal for creating black kitchen worktops and other surfaces. Similarly, the stone gives you a versatile surface that can be used in exterior and interior applications.
Granite is a magmatic rock which is made from quartz and feldspar amongst other minerals. In the first place, it occurs naturally below the earth’s surface. Secondly, the process takes place over hundreds of thousands of years, resulting in an extremely strong stone.
If a long history of it use over time was not enough, black granite worktops can be seen in many places. In the same way, residential homes, commercial properties and restaurants use it too.
This black granite offers unique and exotic looks, durability and strength. Not only that, but it also brings investment value to any property in which it is applied. Moreover, and when it comes to performance, the stone is great. The lack of calcium in the black granite worktops ensures the stone does not etch like marble when exposed to acid present in lemons, oranges, etc
Besides this, granite varies in shape, patterns and colours. As an example, slab sizes will usually cover areas of between 5.5 metre square and 6.5 metre square. In other words, is ideal for large areas such as kitchen islands as it can be installed seamlessly.
When it comes to thicknesses, 20mm and 30mm are the most popular. It comes in standard finishes in polished, honed, satin and leather. This significantly allows for many options in terms of both design and style.
|Suitable for||Exterior, Interior|
|Average block dimensions||Medium/Large|
|Slab variation rate||Limited|
|Compression tensile strength||2080 kg/cm2|
|Tensile strength after freeze-thaw cycles||1990 kg/cm2|
|Unitary modulus of bending tensile strength||132 kg/cm2109|
|Heat expansion rate||0,0065 mm/m°C|
|Water Absorption Rate||0,004000|
|Mass by unit of volume||3120 kg/m3|