Blue Pearl #9

Blue Pearl quarry #9 is a type of Blue Pearl sourced from the Monzonite quarry. With the deep blue-grey colour, it is very similar to our Blue Pearl LG. We have 3 colours: HQ Plus, HQ and Classic.

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The Blue Pearl #9 quarry

Blue Pearl quarry #9 originates from the Monzonite quarry which has been in operation for several years now. The Monzonite quarry produces the materials Blue Pearl DB HQ and Blue Pearl DB. The Blue Pearl DB quarry has a solid formation and most of the production is blocks of medium to large sizes.


Name: Monzonite, Tvedalen
Location: Larvik, Norway

Top view of the Blue Pearl quarry
Top view of the Blue Pearl quarry
Top view of the Blue Pearl 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 #9 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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