Paradiso Bush Granite
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Synonyms: Bash Paradiso, Paradiso Bash, Paradiso Basch, Paradiso Bosch, Paradiso Busch, Paradiso Bush, Paradiso Chiaro, Paradiso Claro, Paradisso Bash
Location: Paradiso Bush granite is quarried near Varaganapalli, Uthangere, Krishnagiri, Eastghats, Tamil Nadu, West and East Ghats, India.
Description: Paradiso Bush granite is a purple-brown migmatite of the Precambrian period. 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 migmatite. Ideal for both interior and exterior use, Paradiso Bush granite is frost free and polish constant. The veining and colour varies considerably and a small sample is not representative of the whole slab.
Technical and Physical Characteristics:
Compression tensile strength: 1890 kg/cm2
Tensile strength after freeze-thaw cycles: 1715 kg/cm2
Heat expansion coefficient: 0.0063 mm/m°C
Mass by unit of volume: 2641 kg/m3
Migmatite: A rock at the frontier between igneous and metamorphic rocks. They can also be known as diatexite. In many cases the darker part of the rock, consisting of biotite mica and hornblende, has been intruded by veins of lighter rock consisting of quartz and feldspar. A rock composed of a metamorphic (altered) host material that is streaked or veined with granite rock; the name means "mixed rock". Such rocks are usually gneissic (banded) and felsic rather than mafic in composition.