Blue Pearl #8

Blue Pearl #8 is a type of Blue Pearl sourced from our new Blue Pearl quarry. Characterized by a deep blue appearance, the colour of Blue Pearl #8 is similar to that of Blue Pearl #1 LG. However, the size and shape of the crystals have more resemblance to Blue Pearl #9.

BluePearl#8 Detail

The Blue Pearl #8 quarry

With the first blocks produced in September 2019, Blue Pearl quarry #8 is the youngest quarry of Larvik Granite. The quarry is still under development, with an estimated production of 1.500m³ per year. Production is continuously increasing, securing a constant supply of Blue Pearl #8 blocks.


Name: Vevja Øst (Tvedalen)
Location: Larvik, Norway

Blue Pearl #8 Quarry
Blue Pearl #8 Quarry
Blue Pearl #8 Quarry

Applications


Kitchens
Kitchens
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Indoor flooring
Indoor flooring
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Outdoor tiling
Outdoor tiling
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Wall cladding
Wall cladding
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Façade cladding
Façade cladding
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Bathrooms
Bathrooms
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Paving
Paving
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Window sills (indoor)
Window sills (indoor)
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Window sills (outdoor)
Window sills (outdoor)
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Decoration
Decoration
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Gravestones
Gravestones
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Petrographic data

Blue Pearl quarry #8 is a magmatic rock, syenite (Larvikite according to origin).

  • Key minerals: Anorthoclase (80-85 %)
  • Accessory minerals: Biotite, pyroxene, amphibole
  • Geological age: Permian (250 Ma)

Technical specifications

Hardness6 - 6,5 MOHS
Apparent density2.711 +/- 20 kg/m³
Porosity0,18 +/- 0,06 volume %
Compressive strength200 +/- 29 N/mm²
Flexural strength14,3 +/- 2,5 N/mm²
Resistance to wear (capon)12,5 +/- 0,5 mm
Frost resistanceResistant
Water absorption0,07 +/- 0,02 mass %

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