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Occurrence

  •  Algeria
  •  Afghanistan
  •  Australia
  •  Austria
  •  Bahamas
  •  Belgium
  •  Bhutan
  •  Botswana
  •  Brazil
Agate
Hardness :  2.5 to 4.0 on Moh's scale
Modulus of Rupture :  450 to 850 Kg/cm2
Compressive Strength :  170 to 240 Kg/cm2
Porosity :  Low to very low
Water Absorption :  1.0 to 1.5%
Slate is multi-mineral rocks made of an aggregate of minerals and colloidal substances. It is mainly consists of quartz and muscovite or illite. It can be composed of biotite, chlorite, hematite, feldspar and pyrite.
  • Suitable for indoor and outdoor applications
  • Low absorption power
  • Slip resistant
  • Moisture resistance
  • Good insulating capability
  • Beautiful appearing
Slate
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