Marron Cohiba is quarried in the Huila Region of Angola. It is formed of unevenly shaped dark brown crystals often with metallic mica reflections. Often times, these crystals will show fine white streaks that are usually only visible in larger portions of the stone. During the polishing process, an epoxy resin is applied to the surface of the slabs to fill in any natural pits, cracks or fissures that may exist in the stone. This does not affect the durability, maintenance or beauty of the slab. It is possible for some of the more minute pits that are too small to effectively hold the resin, to reopen during other finishing stages. However, this will not detract from the overall quality or appearance of the stone. Finally, a mesh backing is adhered to the back of the stone to ensure safety while handling and fabricating the slabs. As a natural stone product, it is recommended that this be sealed to extend its longevity.
This granite is also known as Bronze Damask, Brown Antique or New Labrador Antique.