green mountain mist quartzite

specifications

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Green Mountain Mist Quartzite is an excellent choice for interior and exterior applications. Because of its superior properties and performance, and rich texture, architects repeatedly specify this natural quartzite for interior flooring, exterior paving stone, stone treads and risers and stone wall cladding. Green Mountain Mist Quartzite is available in natural cleft and honed finishes.

stone type

quartzite

color

Medium gray-green with a reflective quality. Natural markings occur.

weathering characteristic

“Unfading”, meaning it will hold its basic color even after many years of exterior use.

properties

Harder than many granites, this material is extremely durable. Its even cleft, slip resistance (even when wet) and hardness make it an ideal paving stone.

Exceptionally strong, dense, low absorption rate, resistant to freeze-thaw cycles. Slip-, stain-, and heat-resistant. No detrimental effects on the environment.

suitability

interior, exterior

maintenance

None required. Contact us for information regarding the use of sealers, impregnators, oiling, cleaning, etc.

samples

upon request

ASTM results

upon request

finishes

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Natural Cleft Finish
Natural Cleft Finish

Finishes Descriptions

Natural Cleft - a textured, natural finish, both visually and to the touch. Achieved by splitting the stone along its cleave with a hammer and chisel.

Honed - an extremely smooth, eggshell finish. Achieved with the use of fine diamonds. Green Mountain Mist's appearance ranges widely in a honed finish.

Roofing - generally natural cleft both faces with trimmed edges. slate roofing finish