Zimbabwe Black honed granite offers subtle elegance, superior strength and durability to surfaces including worktops, walls and floors.
Zimbabwe Black granite is a natural stone quarried in the region of Mashonaland, northern Zimbabwe from where it is exported to the UK and Europe.
Zimbabwe Black honed granite includes a treatment in which the surface of the stone is finished in matt to offer an aged look to the stone.
It presents a deep black background; with very fine silver graining that offers unparalleled natural beauty interior and exterior architectural areas alike.
Zimbabwe Black honed granite is suitable for use in kitchens, walls and floorings. It requires little maintenance whilst providing sophisticated looks in both interior and exterior applications. In addition, this natural stone offers a refined appearance with incredible performance characteristics and strength.
Granite is an ideal stone to work with, offering the possibility of having seamless pieces across large surfaces such as kitchen worktops, bar counters, bathrooms, cladding, and islands.
When it comes to thicknesses, Zimbabwe Black honed granite 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.
|Finishes||Honed, Leather, Polished, Satin|
|Suitable for||Exterior, Interior|
|Average block dimensions||Medium/Large|
|Slab variation rate||Limited|
|Compression tensile strength||3011 kg/cm2|
|Tensile strength after freeze-thaw cycles||1562 kg/cm2|
|Unitary modulus of bending tensile strength||280 kg/cm2109|
|Heat expansion rate||n/a|
|Water Absorption Rate||0,000100|
|Impact strength||69 cm|
|Mass by unit of volume||2989 kg/m3|