Tempest Green granite is a natural stone that is original from the north of Brazil. The Country is home to the most exotic natural stones seen across the globe, which continues bringing out new and striking materials. The stone presents a light green base with dark green patterns which lend the name Tempest Green granite to the material. Besides its great aesthetics, Tempest Green granite is an extremely sturdy stone that is highly resistant to scratches, staining and very strong when accidental impact occurs.
Granite is a magmatic rock which is made from quartz and feldspar amongst other minerals. It occurs naturally below the earth’s surface over hundreds of thousands of years resulting in an extremely strong stone that has been used over many civilizations in construction of buildings and monuments and paving. Most recently, granite has become the material of choice for residential homes as it offers unique and exotic looks, durability, strength and investment value to any property in which it is applied. The lack of calcium in granite ensures the stone does not etch like marble when exposed to acid present in lemons, oranges, etc
Slab sizes will cover areas of between 5.5 metre square and 6.5 metre square, which ensures large areas such as kitchen islands are installed seamlessly.
Standard thicknesses for this granite are 20mm and 30mm and it comes in standard finishes in polished, honed and special-order satin and bush hammered which allow for many options in terms of both design and style.
Features and benefits of granite: