Verniz Tropical granite offers an explosion of veins in ochre with dark spots on a tan-beige background surface. Read More
Verniz Tropical granite is a natural stone from Brazil. It presents a base with a mix of creamy, yellow and golden background brown fissures. It also displays in a particular wavy pattern that includes grey and brown lines, defining this stunning material.
Verniz Tropical granite which offers minimal maintenance and sophisticated looks to interior and exterior areas.
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.
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.
It is also important to note Granite has been used over many civilizations in construction of buildings, monuments and paving. Most recently, it has become a material of choice for decoration. If a long history of it use over time was not enough, granite can be seen almost everywhere. In the same way, residential homes, commercial properties and restaurants use it too.
Natural Granite not 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 granite 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||Exteriors, Interiors|
|Type of application||Architrave and columns, Bar countertops, Bathroom coverings, Bathroom worktops, Bench tops, Countertops, Fireplace surrounds, Floorings, Kitchen worktop, Reception desks, Shower tray, Splashbacks, staircases, Table tops, Table tops, Vanity tops, Wall cladding, Washbasins, Wet rooms and Saunas|
|Average block dimensions||Medium/Large|
|Slab variation rate||Medium|
|Compression tensile strength||1514 kg/cm2|
|Tensile strength after freeze-thaw cycles||1450 kg/cm2|
|Unitary modulus of bending tensile strength||93 kg/cm2|
|Heat expansion rate||0,0076 mm/m°C|
|Water Absorption Rate||0,002300|
|Mass by unit of volume||2566 kg/m3|