Ivory Brown Granite
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Synonyms: Giallo Shivakasi, Ivori Brown, Ivory Brown, Ivorybraun, Ivorybrown, Ivory Braun, Schivakasch, Shiva Kashi, Shiva Yellow, Shivakashi, Shivakashi Yellow, Shivakashy, Shivakasi, Shivakasi Yellow, Shiwa Kashi, Shiwakashi, Siva Kasi, Sivakashi, Sivakashi Yellow, Sivakasi Yellow, Summer Yellow
Location: Ivory Brown granite is quarried near Tiruttangal, Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India. The colour and veining variation of this granite is very wide.
Description: Ivory Brown granite is a yellowish-grey granulite with reddish bands and clouds. 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, Ivory Brown granite is frost free and polish constant.
Mineral Composition: Essentials: Quartz, Feldspar, Garnet.
Technical and Physical Characteristics:
Compression tensile strength: 1578 kg/cm2
Tensile strength after freeze-thaw cycles: 1599 kg/cm2
Unitary modulus of bending tensile strength: 104 kg/cm2
Heat expansion coefficient: 0.0013 mm/m°C
Water imbibition coefficient: 0.003800
Impact strength: 41 cm
Mass by unit of volume: 2682 kg/m3
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.