Verde Cruzeiro Granite
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Synonyms: Green Cruzeiro, Cruzeiro Green, Macroponto II, New Verde Eucalipto, Verde Caravelas, Verde Gruziero, Verde New Eucaliptus
Location: Verde Cruzeiro granite is quarried at quarry RN 000054, Fazenda Cordilheira, Medeiros Neto, Bahia Brazil.
Description: Verde Cruzeiro granite is a light grey granulite with a green touch and red garnets, 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 granulite. Ideal for both interior and exterior use, Verde Cruzeiro granite is frost free and polish constant.
Mineral Composition: Mesoperthitic Feldspar: 32%, Quartz: 30%, Plagioclase: 25%, Garnet: 5%, Biotite: 3%, Cordierite: 3%, Sillimanite: 1%, Mafite:1%.
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.