Giallo California Granite
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Synonyms: Amarelo Brasil, Amerillo Brazil, Brazil Yellow, California Sunrise, Giallo California, Juparana California, Juperana California
Location: Giallo California granite is quarried at quarry RN 000039, Serra da Lage, Tanque Novo, Bahia, Brazil.
Description: Giallo California granite is a yellow-grey migmatite. 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 migmatite. Giallo California granite is ideal for both interior and exterior use.
Migmatite: A common and widely distributed type of rock formed by high-grade regional metamorphic processes from preexisting formations that were originally either igneous or sedimentary rocks. Gneissic rocks are coarsely foliated and largely recrystallized but do not carry large quantities of micas, chlorite or other platy minerals. Gneisses that are metamorphosed igneous rocks or their equivalent are termed granite gneisses, diorite gneisses, etc.