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Desert Eyes Granite : Saudi Arabia

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Desert Eyes Granite

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Location: Desert Eyes granite is quarried in Saudi Arabia.

Description: Desert Eyes granite is medium-grained with a dark beige background with black flecks. This stone internationally may be nominated as a granite but in the area of application of the European Standard we are awaiting clarification.

A small sample of Desert Eyes granite is usually representative not having a wide variation in colour and veining however swatch samples must be approved for large projects to ensure that the blocks are all extracted from the same quarry face for matching purposes. Ideal for both interior and exterior use, Desert Eyes granite is frost free and polish constant.

Mineral Composition: x

Technical and Physical Characteristics:
Compression tensile strength: 2326 kg/cm2
Tensile strength after freeze-thaw cycles: 2181 kg/cm2
Unitary modulus of bending tensile strength: 143 kg/cm2
Heat expansion coefficient: 0.0050 mm/mC
Water imbibition coefficient: 0.001300
Impact strength: 82 cm
Frictional wear: 0.70 mm
Mass by unit of volume: 2540 kg/m3

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.

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