Black Galaxy Granite Description
This granite is eminently suitable for worktops and both interior and exterior applications taking a deep 95+% mirror polish. It is generally available in 2cm and 3cm slabs in various sizes, larger slab sizes are usually more expensive than smaller ones. Black Galaxy granite is a fine to medium-grained, black gabbro of the Precambrian period with golden-yellow sparkling broncite scales, clear epoxy resin is used to fill natural micro pitting and fissures.
It is important to note that Black Galaxy granite basically comes in three grain sizes, small, medium and large, three background colours, dark black, dark black/green, dark black/white, lower cost Black Galaxy will also have visible black or white veins/lines across the face. Do not try and mix alternative sources of Black Galaxy.
Products: Granite worktops, bars, bathroom vanity tops, fireplaces, tiles, paving, stairs, exterior and interior cladding, architectural features, it is also popular for memorials.
Surface Finish: Black Galaxy granite is usually supplied with a gloss polished surface however it is also available with alternative surface finishes such as honed or leather finish for granite worktops and for project work also brushed, sandblasted, antiqued and flamed finish.
Advantages: Black Galaxy granite looks gorgeous, stylish and elegant being very easy to clean, it is very strong and hard wearing with a very low liquid absorption (it is unlikely that a granite sealer can be used), and probably its biggest advantage is that it will match almost any colour scheme and units furthermore it is ideal for a contemporary design.
Care & Maintenance: We have a dedicated page here
Country of Origin: Southern India
Type of Rock: Gabbro