KATUBA BLUE SODALITE

The blue granite from Zambia, because of its veined structure is ideal for naturally elegant spaces, in- and outdoors. Thanks to its partial acid resistance, the material is suitable for kitchen countertops and many other applications.
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KATUBA BLUE SODALITE

The blue granite from Zambia, because of its veined structure is ideal for naturally elegant spaces, in- and outdoors. Thanks to its partial acid resistance, the material is suitable for kitchen countertops and many other applications.
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  • description material type
    Granite is a hard rock of volcanic origin and belongs to the group of plutonic rocks, which originate of solidified magma deep in the Earth's crust. As opposed to this, basalt forms from the rapid cooling of lava exposed at or very near to the surface of the Earth. Thus it appertains to the group of extrusive rocks. Granite is mostly composed of feldspar and quartz, which give it a high range of hardness. It is very resistant to high wear, with superior abrasion resistance and compressive strength. The hard rock is available in a wide range of colors and is in most cases an excellent material for internal and external building use.
  • technical information*
    type of rock Granite
    origin Zambia
    color Blue
    petrographic denomination Sodalite Gneiss
    characteristics Veined
    acid resistance partly
    application field interiors and exteriors
    density (kg/mc) 2560
    flexural strength (MPa) 11,6
    frost resistance yes
    water absorption (%) 0,2
*The above data is indicative and without guarantee. Detailed test results on request.
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