Emerald Pearl #6

Emerald Pearl quarry #6 is an elegant dark green stone with silver-blue pearls. The stone has a uniform structure and consistent quality. At present, production is mainly commercial qualities. In newer levels, we see improved colour and quality.

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The Emerald Pearl #6 quarry

Our Emerald Pearl quarry #6 is located at Klaastad. The production started in 2002. The quarry produces blocks of mixed sizes and qualities. There is a constant increase in dark and uniform material.

Name: Skallist
Location: Larvik, Norway

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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

Emerald Pearl quarry #6 is a magmatic rock, syenite (Larvikite according to origin).

  • Key minerals: Anorthoclase (80-85 %)
  • Accessory minerals: Biotite, augite, olivine, nepheline, hemo-ilmenite, apatite, magnetite, hematite
  • Geological age: Permian (250 Ma)

Technical specifications

Hardness6 - 6,5 MOHS
Apparent density2.710 +/- 10,5 kg/m³
Porosity0,3 +/- 0,1 volume %
Compressive strength158 +/- 19 N/mm²
Flexural strength17,6 +/- 1,0 N/mm²
Resistance to wear (capon)16,5 +/- 0,5 mm
Frost resistanceResistant (168 cycles)

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