Multicolour Red Granite From India
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Description: Multicolour Red granite is a red-grey-brown migmatite of the Precambrian period. This stone internationally may be nominated as a granite however in the area of application of the European Standard this stone must be nominated as a migmatite. The veining and colour varies considerably and a small sample of Multicolour Red granite may not be representative of the whole slab therefore swatch samples must be approved for large projects to ensure that the blocks are all extracted from the same quarry face for matching purposes. During the polishing process a clear epoxy resin filler may be used to fill any micro fissures or tiny pitting however this does not affect the integrity of the stone, it merely provides an even smoother surface finish. Multicolour Red granite is suitable for both interior and exterior use futhermore is frost resistant and with a constant polish.
Products: Suitable for construction projects both commercial and domestic, prefabricated countertops/worktops, vanities, tiles, backsplashes, paving, fireplaces and memorials.
Premium Quality Slab Sizes 2 & 3cm
Standard Slab Sizes 2 & 3cm
Granite Countertops 2 & 3cm
Calibrated Tiles: Standard sizes available are:
305 x 305 x 10 mm (12" x 12" x 3/8")
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Surface Finish: Multicolour Red granite looks best with a gloss polished surface but is also available as honed, leather/satin, river-washed/antique, thermal/flamed, brushed and sandblast finish.
Sealing: Test with a small sample. It is probable that a sealant can be used on Multicolour Red granite however excessive attempts at sealing it could actually create a residue film build-up.
Block Sizes: These are quarries yielding yielding several, selectable, grades of granite with blocks suitable for gangsaw size down to economical tile-sized and monument blocks. Extraction commenced in the mid 1970s. For commercial projects it is important to ensure that blocks are selected from the same quarry face.
Rough blocks are usually exported by Break Bulk however intermodal containerisation is available at extra cost. Finished products are packed into sea-worthy wooden crates and loaded into containers.
Quarry Location: Multicolour Red granite is quarried near Kanakapura, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. There are many different quarries of Multicolour Red granite, the veining and colour varies considerably and a small sample is not representative of the whole block or slabs.
Synonyms: India Red, India-Rot, Indian Multicolor, Indian Red, MCM, Multicolour Kanakapura, Multi Colour Red, Multi-Colour Red, Multicolor, Multicolor Indiano Rosso, Multicolor Rood, Multicolor Rosso, Multicolor Rot, Multicolor Rot India, Multicolour, Multicolour Red, Multicoulor Rot, Multy-Colour Rot, Red Multi, Red Mulri Color, Red Multicolor, Red Multicolour, Rojo Multicolor, Rosso India, Rosso Multicolor, Rouge Multicolor, WG205
Migmatite: A rock at the frontier between igneous and metamorphic rocks. They can also be known as diatexite. In many cases the darker part of the rock, consisting of biotite mica and hornblende, has been intruded by veins of lighter rock consisting of quartz and feldspar. A rock composed of a metamorphic (altered) host material that is streaked or veined with granite rock; the name means "mixed rock". Such rocks are usually gneissic (banded) and felsic rather than mafic in composition.
Mineral Composition: Average by %
Compression Tensile Strength: 1790 kg/cm2
Tensile Strength After Freeze-Thaw Cycles: 1668 kg/cm2
Unitary Modulus Of Bending Tensile Strength: 133 kg/cm2
Heat expansion coefficient: 0.0086 mm/mC
Water Imbibition Coefficient: 0.003100
Mass By Unit Of Volume:
Impact Strength: cm Hardness (Moh's Scale): Note: These figures and details are given for guidance purposes only, no reliance should be taken as to their accuracy.
Impact Strength: cm
Hardness (Moh's Scale):
Note: These figures and details are given for guidance purposes only, no reliance should be taken as to their accuracy.