Verde Acquario Granite
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Location: Verde Acquario granite is quarried in Brazil.
Description: Verde Acquario granite is a medium-grained, light to medium green granite of the Precambrian period with dark grey to black veining. This stone internationally may be nominated as a granite but in the area of application of the European Standard we are awaiting clarification.
The veining and colour varies considerably and a small sample of Verde Acquario granite may not be representative of the whole slab therefore 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, Verde Acquario granite is frost free and polish constant.
Technical and Physical Characteristics:
Compression tensile strength: 2300 kg/cm2
Tensile strength after freeze-thaw cycles: 1970 kg/cm2
Unitary modulus of bending tensile strength: 115 kg/cm2
Water imbibition coefficient: 0.002500
Mass by unit of volume: 2730 kg/m3
Granite: Granite is a common and widely occurring type of intrusive, felsic, igneous rock. Granites are usually medium to coarse grained, occasionally with some individual crystals larger than the groundmass forming a rock known as porphyry. Granites can be pink to dark grey or even black, depending on their chemistry and mineralogy.