Granite Database

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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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  • Sunset Red
  • Light red to rose, grey, greenish
  • Details
    Stone NameSunset Red
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginUSA (Texas)
    ColorLight red to rose, grey, greenish
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.2%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous to Permian
    Petrographic Typeporphyric oriented granite (maybe orthogneiss)
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  • Swedish Black
  • Black
  • Details
    Stone NameSwedish Black
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSweden (Skane)
    ColorBlack
    Water Absorbtion(0.05-0.1%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous to Permian
    Petrographic Typegabbro group - dolerite
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  • Tan Brown
  • Brown-red, dark grey
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    Stone NameTan Brown
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Andhra Pradesh)
    ColorBrown-red, dark grey
    Water Absorbtion(0.2-0.3%)
    Hardness
    Geologic Ageprobably
    Petrographic Typeporphyric oriented granite (maybe orthogneiss)
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  • Tarn
  • Grey, white, black
  • Details
    Stone NameTarn
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginFrance
    ColorGrey, white, black
    Water Absorbtion0.3-0.35%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeCarboniferous
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Taupe
  • Brown
  • Details
    Stone NameTaupe
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginBrazil
    ColorBrown
    Water Absorbtion
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Type
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  • Tibetan Blue
  • Bluish, greenish, grey, black
  • Details
    Stone NameTibetan Blue
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginChina
    ColorBluish, greenish, grey, black
    Water Absorbtion(0.15-0.35%)
    Hardness
    Geologic Age
    Petrographic Typegranite
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  • Tiger Skin
  • Rose, light grey with grey streaks
  • Details
    Stone NameTiger Skin
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginIndia (Tamil Nadu)
    ColorRose, light grey with grey streaks
    Water Absorbtion0.25-0.3%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic metamorphism
    Petrographic Typegneiss group
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  • Tiger Yellow
  • Ivory-gold, grey, oriented dark grey streaks
  • Details
    Stone NameTiger Yellow
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginChina (Guangxi)
    ColorIvory-gold, grey, oriented dark grey streaks
    Water Absorbtion(0.25-0.35%)
    Hardness
    Geologic AgePaleozoic to Mesozoic
    Petrographic Typegneiss group
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  • Tropic Brown
  • Brown, grey
  • Details
    Stone NameTropic Brown
    Stone TypeGranite
    OriginSaudi Arabia
    ColorBrown, grey
    Water Absorbtion0.1-0.15%
    Hardness
    Geologic AgeProterozoic
    Petrographic Typegranite
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