Golden Crystal Close Up
Sizes/Thickness:3/4" (2cm slab)
1-1/4" (3cm slab)
Golden Crystal is quarried in a bedrock quarry in Brazil. Over millions of years, water has penetrated deep into this stone through small cracks and fissures, causing the iron oxide and other minerals to oxidize. It is this process that produces the rich, vibrant gold tones that are visible in this granite. Due to the qualities of the stone, the slabs are book-matched; meaning slab one and slab two will be cut and polished to create a mirror image of each other. These are then kept in sequence, which allows
for a consistent flow in pattern. During the polishing process, an epoxy resin is applied to the surface of the stone to fill in any of these natural pits, cracks or fissures that may exist. This does not affect the durability, maintenance or beauty of the stone. 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, for some of the slabs, a
mesh backing is adhered to the stone. There will be noticeable variations in color and movement between pieces. Therefore, it is important and recommended that a range of this product be viewed before finalizing a purchase. As a natural stone product, it is recommended that it be sealed to extend its longevity.
This granite is also known as Crystal Gold, Golden Persia, or Golden Taupe.
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