Granite, Marble,Travertine, Onyx Slabs

 

Granite, Marble, Travertine, Slate, Limestone & Onyx slabs

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Granite Slabs

We carry over 70 different colors and patterns of granite slabs.  Granite is the most durable of all the stones. Granite’s rich colors, unique patterns and strength make it an ideal choice for floors, kitchen counter tops, or exterior cladding. Granite is also extremely low maintenance. Each stone has its own mineral make up that creates the colors and structure..   Colors include Amadeus, Azul Bahia, Azul Imperial, Blue Bahia, Balmoral Red, Baltic Brown, Bethel White, Bianco Sardo, Black Galaxy, Blue Eyes, Blue Pearl, Caledonia, Dynamic Blue, Emerald Pearl, Ghibli, Giallo Veneziano, Golden Beach, Golden Leaf, Imperial White, Juparana Bbordeaux, Juparana Colombo, Juparana Fantastico, Kashmir Gold, Kashmir White, Labrador Antique, Multicolour Red, Nero Impala, Rustenburg, Nero Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Black, Paradiso Bash, Paradiso Classico, Rosa Porrino, Santa Rita, Saphire Blue, Silver Sea Green, Spectrolite, Tropical Brown, Najran Brown, Tropic Brown, Verde Lavras, Verde Marinace, Verde Sao Francisco, Verde Tropical, Verde Uba Tuba, Violetta & more.  Click here to see our granite gallery.

 

marble slabs
Marble Slabs

Marble has been valued for thousands of years for it’s rich palette of colors.   Marble is however more porous than granite. For this reason, we highly recommend that you NOT put marble in the kitchen.   Marble stones consist of limestone that has undergone heat and pressure. A transformation process takes place when the weight of overlying material, pressure from crystal collisions and heat from the earth's core generate temperatures in excess of 1800F.  Texture of marble depends on the form, size and uniformity of grains. The element components of marble determine the color of the stone. Generally calcite and dolomite marbles are of pure white color. Variations of whiteness of pure marbles are due to the mixture of foreign substances. Such impurities form streaks and clouds.  White Cabrera, Emperador Dark, Alabama White, Crema Valencia.  Click here to see our marble gallery.

 

Travertine slabs
Travertine

Travertine is generally used for floors, walls, countertops and for outside as cladding and pavement. Travertine is generally filled with grout before it is honed or polished, which produces a uniform surface more like other stones. Unfilled travertine is also quite beautiful, and is often seen as exterior surfaces of buildings. Travertine stones result from hot spring water penetrating up through underground limestone. When the water evaporates, it leaves behind layers of dissolved limestone and other minerals, giving it its banded appearance. Travertine stones are generally light-colored beiges and tans. Colors include Nocce Vein Crosscut,  and Classico Crosscut.  Click here for our travertine gallery.

 

onyx slabs
Onyx Slabs

Onyx was originally used to describe only black and white banded Chalcedony (Quartz), with wide and flat bands of color. Today, however, stone cover under the term of Onyx has expanded to to include many types of semi-translucent to translucent banded varieties of many different stones. This includes other types of Quartz as well as Calcite, Marble and Travertine (often called Onyx Marble) and even some Alabasters. This stone is made of glassy lime carbonate and generally is seen in crystal layers in a variety of colors including green, yellow, gray, honey and white with yellow, brown and green shadows. Click here for our onyx gallery.

 

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Limestone Slabs

Limestone slabs are fabricated by the sawing of limestone blocks in the desired thickness, then polished like marble or granite slabs. Limestone slabs are available in a wide range of sizes for multiple uses. The large sized limestone slabs are typically used for flooring, wall cladding, and countertops.  Limestone slabs are suitable for both exterior and interior applications. Limestone slabs are hard, impervious, and compact and have low water absorption. Limestone slabs have a high resistance in freezing and thawing conditions. Due to this, limestone slabs can be used in any atmospheric conditions without getting affected. The surface texture of limestone slabs is fine grained. . The common colors of limestone slabs are blue, green, brown, desert yellow and black. Limestone slabs are also sometimes sold as marble slabs. Limestone slabs impart an aesthetic look and add grandeur to any indoor or outdoor application.
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Slate Slabs

Slate slabs are used for counter tops in labs as well as kitchen countertops in homes. It is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock composed of clay or volcanic ash through low-grade regional metamorphism. Slate is frequently grey in color, especially when seen, en masse, covering roofs. However, slate occurs in a variety of colors even from a single locality; for example, slate from North Wales can be found in many shades of gray, from pale to dark, and may also be purple, green or black.  Due to its thermal stability and chemical inertness, slate has been used for laboratory bench tops and for billiard table tops. In 18th- and 19th-century schools, slate was extensively used for blackboards and individual writing slates for which slate or chalk pencils were used.  Many people are choosing slate for kitchen counters because of its subtle beauty and resistance to staining. 
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