Granite Database

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  • Amazon Green
  • Green
  • Details
    Stone NameAmazon Green
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia
    ColorGreen
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Samba White
  • White, grey with red spots
  • Details
    Stone NameSamba White
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Bahia)
    ColorWhite, grey with red spots
    Water Absorbtion(0.2-0.35%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic to Early Paleozoic
    Petrographic Typegneiss group - probably granulite
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  • Stony Creek
  • Rose (beige), white, grey with dark grey waves, streaks
  • Details
    Stone NameStony Creek
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUSA (Connecticut)
    ColorRose (beige), white, grey with dark grey waves, streaks
    Water Absorbtion0.2-0.25%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeLate Proterozoic gneisses melted in Permian
    Petrographic Typemigmatite
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  • Absolute Black
  • Black
  • Details
    Stone NameAbsolute Black
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia
    ColorBlack
    Water Absorbtion0.05-0.15%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeArchean - Proterozoic
    Petrographic Typegabbro group - probably dolerite
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  • Academy Black
  • Black, grey
  • Details
    Stone NameAcademy Black
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUSA (California)
    ColorBlack, grey
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.15%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic
    Petrographic Typegabbro group - norite
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  • African Red
  • Red, dark grey
  • Details
    Stone NameAfrican Red
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSouth Africa (Gauteng)
    ColorRed, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion0.2-0.25%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Almond Mauve
  • Pink-violet, greenish, brown, ivory
  • Details
    Stone NameAlmond Mauve
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginChina (Fujian)
    ColorPink-violet, greenish, brown, ivory
    Water Absorbtion0.15-0.4%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeJurassic -Cretaceous
    Petrographic Typequartz syenite to quartz monzonite (varieties up to granite)
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  • Amadeus
  • Green-black, light greenish, red
  • Details
    Stone NameAmadeus
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginFinland (Mikkeli)
    ColorGreen-black, light greenish, red
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.15%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegneiss with garnet and cordierite
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  • Amazon Star
  • Brown (redish), bluish, grey, black
  • Details
    Stone NameAmazon Star
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil (Rondonia)
    ColorBrown (redish), bluish, grey, black
    Water Absorbtion(0.1-0.2%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeArchean - Proterozoic
    Petrographic Typeporphyritic granite with hornblende
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  • American Black
  • Black, grey
  • Details
    Stone NameAmerican Black
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUSA, Pennsylvania
    ColorBlack, grey
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.15%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeTriassic - Jurassic boundary
    Petrographic Typegabbro - maybe dolerite
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