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Madura Gold Granite

Description

Madura Gold Granite is a banded yellowish gneiss with some dark brown-red garnets of the Precambrian period. This stone internationally may be nominated as a granite but in the area of application of the European Standard this stone must be nominated as a gneiss. 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. Madura Gold 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.

Surface Finish

Madura Gold Granite looks best with a gloss polished surface but is also available as honed, leather/satin, river-washed/antique, thermal/flamed, flamed & brushed, water-jet, bush-hammered, sandblast and sawn finish.

Sealing

Test with a small sample. It is probable that a sealant can be used on Madura Gold Granite however excessive attempts at sealing it could actually create a residue film build-up.

Synonyms

Giallo Madura, Giallo Madura Gold, Madurai, Madurai Gold, Madurei Gold

Quarry Location

Madura Gold granite is quarried near Madurai, Karaikudi Highway in Tamilnadu, South India. There are several quarries of Madura Gold and the veining and colour varies considerably, a small sample is not representative of the whole slab.

Madura Gold Granite

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Granite Slabs

Madura Gold granite slabs are available in standard 20mm and 30mm thickness for random slabs, cut-to-size (dimensioned) slabs and prefabricated countertops to the customer's specifications, 40mm thick slabs are produced but are not usually held in stock for immediate despatch.

Standard Slab Sizes
Large Gangsaw Slabs (2800mm & above x 1800mm & above)
Medium Gangsaw Slabs (2200mm & above x 1200mm & above)
Vertical Cutter Slabs (2200mm & above x 600~900mm)

Premium Quality Slab Sizes
When available 3000+mm x 2000+mm

Granite Countertops
Free length or made to your dimensions, standard sizes are
2400~3200 x 600/630/700/900/1000/1200 x 30 mm

Memorial/Monumental Slabs
50mm through to 200mm thick are cut to customer specifications, please Contact Us with the material(s), sizes and finishes you require.

Granite Tiles

Madura Gold granite Premium & Commercial quality calibrated, bevelled & grooved matching granite tiles.

Standard Tile Sizes
305 x 305 x 10 mm (12" x 12" x 3/8")
610 x 305 x 10 mm (24" x 12" x 3/8")
400 x 400 x 10 mm (15 3/4" x 15 3/4" x 3/8")
457 x 457 x 10/12 mm (18" x 18" x 3/8~1/2")
610 x 610 x 15/18 mm (24" x 24" x 6/10~7/10")

Furthermore 305/400/457/610 mm x Freelength, normally up to 2000mm (78.75") for you to cut to length on site. Longer lengths can easily be produced HOWEVER this could possibly create an on-site handling and cutting production challenge.

As you can see our granite tile production size capabilities are extremely flexible, please Contact Us with the material(s), sizes and finishes you require.

CE Marking Of Natural Stone

Contractors can be responsible for the accuracy of the data, to learn more about this directive please read here.

Technical Specifications

Compression Tensile Strength: 1578 kg/cm2
Tensile Strength After Freeze-Thaw Cycles: 1599 kg/cm2
Unitary Modulus Of Bending Tensile Strength: 104 kg/cm2
Heat Expansion Coefficient: 0.0013 mm/mC
Water Imbibition Coefficient: 0.003800
Impact Strength: 41cm
Mass By Unit Of Volume: 2682 kg/m3
Hardness (Moh's Scale):

Note: These figures and details are given for guidance purposes only, no reliance should be taken as to their accuracy.

Gneiss

A common and widely distributed type of rock formed by high-grade regional metamorphic processes from pre-existing formations that were originally either igneous or sedimentary rocks. Gneissic rocks are usually medium to coarse-foliated and largely recrystallized but do not carry large quantities of micas, chlorite or other platy minerals. Gneisses that are metamorphosed igneous rocks or their equivalent are termed granite gneisses, diorite gneisses, etc.

The granulites are very closely allied to the gneisses, as they consist of nearly the same minerals, but they are finer-grained, have usually less perfect foliation, are more frequently garnetiferous, and have some special features of microscopic structure.

Quarry Blocks

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 1980s. 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.

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