Giallo Ornamentale Granite
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Synonyms: Amarelo Ornamental, Amarillo Ornamental, Giallo Ornamental, Ornamental Yellow, Yellow Ornamental
Location: Giallo Ornamentale granite is quarried in Brazil.
Description: Giallo Ornamentale granite is a coarse-grained, brown-yellow granulite with some brown-red garnets. This stone internationally may be nominated as a granite but in the area of application of the European Standard this stone must be nominated as a granulite. Ideal for both interior and exterior use, Giallo Ornamentale granite is frost free and polish constant.
Granulite: Granulites are metamorphic rocks that have experienced high temperatures of metamorphism. They typically have a granular (granoblastic) texture that is, a texture comprised of similarly sized and shaped grains and hence the name granulite.