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Slate Tile 12"x12"
Slate is formed of compressed layers of sediments formed under ocean. Slate is a regionally metamorphosized, argillaceous rock, that has developed but has suffered re-crystallization, and compressed into a dense stone made up of quartz, iolite, mica and calcite. Because it is formed in layers, it can easily be split to expose beautifully textured surfaces. The usual colors of slates are earthy (various shades and mixes of browns, beiges, yellows), black, dark-grays, and greenish-gray but shades of pinks, purples and copper are also found. They usually exhibit lot of variations amongst the pieces quarried from the same pit.
Unique to slate, it has a slightly uneven surface that is still usable for flooring. This finish cannot be created, but occurs naturally as the layers of slate are quarried. One side (back side) can be gauged to facilitate ease of “thin set” installation. Some marbles, sandstones and limestones are available with heavy clefting, suitable for wall installations only.
*Some slates are not available for specific tile size and/or slab *
Natural stone coloration is inherently variable. Color samples shown are representational only.
|Price||Starting from $2.75 / SF.|
|Contents||Quartz, Iolite, Mica and Calcite|
|Available Sizes||4"x4", 6"x6", 12"x12", 16"x16", 18"x18", 24"x24", 2CM Slab, Pattern & Random|
|Durability||All Residential / Commercial|
|Applications||Residential, Commercial, Commercial Exteriors, Heavy traffic areas, Industrial, Institutional|
|Approved Usage||Floor Tiles, Flooring, Wall Tiles, Countertops, Backsplashes, Vanities, Hardscaping|
|Price / Sq. Ft.||$2.75|
|Price / Each||$2.75|
|Freight||Please call (310) 481-0611 for freight charge to your address|