Verde Eucalipto Granite
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Synonyms: Eucalipt Green, Eucalipto Green, Eucaliptus, Eucaliptus Green, Eucalypto Green, Eucalypto Verde, Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Green, Green Eucalyptus, Verde Eucaliptus, Verde Eucalypto, Verde Eucalytus, Verde Eukalypto, Vert Eucaliptus, Vert Eucalyptus
Location: Verde Eucalipto granite is quarried at quarry RN 000152, Corrego Sao geraldo, Fazenda Mangueira, Nova Venecia, Espirito Santo, Brazil.
Description: Verde Eucalipto granite is a light grey-green, migmatitic granulite 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 granulite.
Ideal for both interior and exterior use, Verde Eucalipto granite is frost free and polish constant. There seems to be several quarries of Verde Eucalipto granite therefore for large projects and matching ensure all the raw material comes from the same quarry.
Mineral Composition: Microcline: 50%, Quartz: 25%, Plagioclase: 20%, Biotite: 5%, Accessories: 5%.
Technical and Physical Characteristics:
Compression tensile strength: 2240 kg/cm2
Unitary modulus of bending tensile strength: 160 kg/cm2
Water imbibition coefficient: 0.001600
Impact strength: 52 cm
Mass by unit of volume: 2735 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.