Himachal Green slate / quartzite is a medium grained hard slate / quartzite obtained right from the Himalayas characterized by silvery grey-green coloring. It has silvery shine throughout the surface. The natural split surface is extremely even. Himachal Green slate / quartzite is also used to make roofing tiles. This is a frost resistant slate / quartzite. The Himachal Green Slate Stones range is characterized with well-marked splittable cleavages with or without developed recrystallization and spots/knots of other minerals. Himachal Green slate / quartzite is compact and less homogenous displaying varying textures and shades. Honed / Polished Himachal Green Slate / quartzite displays excellent patterns & layers of mica and quartz on the surface. This stone can be used in any application. Even though it is honed / polished it does not become slippery when wet thus making it an excellent choice for small swimming pools and bathroom. Himachal Green slate / quartzite is available in many surfaces like, Natural, Honed, Polished, Shot Blasted, Brushed, Lather Finish, & Vibrated finish (Tumbled). Also it is available in a combination of surfaces like honed and then sandblasted. Sizes, thickness, Edges and surface can be customized.
|Offered in||Tiles, Slabs, Cut to Size Pavements and Flags|
|Finishes Offered||Both Faces Natural One Face Natural & One Face Calli- berated One Face Calli- berated & One Face Honed|
|Standard Specifications||Only in Higher Thickness|
|Recommended Applications||Interiors & Exteriors|
|Delivery||2 to 3 weeks|
|Quarry Excavation||Hand Split Layers|
|Gang Saw Sawing||Not Possible|
|Carved Articles||Not Possible|
|Suitability||Medium to Low Traffic|
|Water absorption, % by weight||0.15||C-97|
|Density (Bulk specific gravity)||2.65||C-97|
|Modulus of rupture, N/ mm2||Dry - 26 Wet - 15||C-99|
|Compressive Strength N/ mm2||Dry - 117 Wet - 100||C-170|
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