Alexandrita

Stone Type:
Quartzite

Size/Thickness:
3/4" (2cm slab)

Origin:
Brazil

Finish:
Polished

Alexandrita Quartzite is quarried in a bedrock quarry in Brazil. This unique quartzite consists of milky white quartzite which can be back-lit, similar to onyx. The rich color tones in this product give it an elegant look for any application. During the polishing process, an epoxy resin is applied to the surface of the stone to fill in any 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. 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. Finally, a mesh backing is adhered to the back of the stone to ensure safety while handling and fabricating the slab or tile. As a natural stone product, it is recommended that it be sealed to extend its longevity.

Commercial & Residential
Interior
Floor & Wall
Backsplashes
Countertops
Fireplaces
Tub Surrounds & Showers
Vanities

Product Details

Stone Type:
Quartzite

Size/Thickness:
3/4" (2cm slab)

Origin:
Brazil

Finish:
Polished

Product Information

Alexandrita Quartzite is quarried in a bedrock quarry in Brazil. This unique quartzite consists of milky white quartzite which can be back-lit, similar to onyx. The rich color tones in this product give it an elegant look for any application. During the polishing process, an epoxy resin is applied to the surface of the stone to fill in any 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. 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. Finally, a mesh backing is adhered to the back of the stone to ensure safety while handling and fabricating the slab or tile. As a natural stone product, it is recommended that it be sealed to extend its longevity.

Recommended Uses

Commercial & Residential
Interior
Floor & Wall
Backsplashes
Countertops
Fireplaces
Tub Surrounds & Showers
Vanities