Hassan Green Granite
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Synonyms: Hasan Green, Hassen Green, Verde Fiorito, Verde Star
Location: Hassan Green granite is quarried near Dumgere, Hassan, West Ghats, Karnataka,West and East Ghats, India.
Description: Hassan Green granite is a medium-grained, dark grey-green syenite. 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 syenite.
A small sample of Hassan Green 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, Hassan Green granite is frost free and polish constant.
Mineral Composition: x
Technical and Physical Characteristics:
Bulk density: 2,821 kg/dm≥
Bending strength: 21.19 N/mm≤
Compression breaking load: 206.01 N/mm≤
Water absorption: 0.41%
Syenite: A coarse-grained intrusive igneous rock of the same general composition as granite but with the quartz either absent or present in relatively small amounts (<5%). The feldspar component of syenite is predominantly alkaline in character (usually orthoclase). Plagioclase feldspars may be present in small quantities, less than 10%.