Clair Du Tarn Granite
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Synonyms: Bianco Tarn, Blanc du Tarn, Clair-du-Tarn, Tarn Clair, Tarn Granit Bianco, Tarne Clair
Location: Clair Du Tarn granite is quarried near Sidobre, Castres, Dept. Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees, Massif Central, France.
Description: Clair Du Tarn granite is a medium-grained, light grey granite of the Carboniferous period, This stone internationally may be nominated as a granite and in the area of application of the European Standard this stone must be nominated as a granite. Ideal for both interior and exterior use, Clair Du Tarn granite is frost free and polish constant. A small sample is usually representative not having a wide variation in colour and veining however Clair Du Tarn granite swatch samples must be approved for large projects to ensure that the blocks are all extracted from the same quarry face for matching purposes.
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Granite: Granite is a common and widely occurring type of intrusive, felsic, igneous rock. Granites are usually medium to coarse grained, occasionally with some individual crystals larger than the groundmass forming a rock known as porphyry. Granites can be pink to dark grey or even black, depending on their chemistry and mineralogy.