Azul Aran Granite

what is Azul Aran granite?

Azul Aran granite, originating from quarries primarily located in Spain, is renowned for its striking appearance and durability. Its name, “Azul Aran,” translates to “Blue Aran,” reflecting the predominant hues of blue and gray found in the stone. What sets Azul Aran apart is its intricate veining and speckling, which often includes shades of white, silver, and even occasional hints of gold or brown, adding depth and character to its overall aesthetic.

What is Azul Aran granite used for?

This granite’s versatility makes it a popular choice for various interior and exterior applications. Common uses include kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, flooring, backsplashes, fireplace surrounds, and outdoor paving. In commercial settings, Azul Aran granite (or blue Aran) is favored for reception desks, bar tops, and wall cladding due to its durability and timeless elegance.

While this natural granite is renowned for its beauty, it’s also valued for its resilience. With proper sealing and maintenance, Azul Aran granite can withstand the rigors of daily use and maintain its aesthetic appeal for years to come. Its durability, combined with its captivating appearance, makes this natural stone slab a sought-after choice for both residential and commercial projects alike. This material is available in 20mm (3/4”) thick slab, and a polished or honed surface finish.

Azul Aran Granite Slabs

Azul Aran granite slabs
Azul aran granite slabs, available in 20mm thick, polished or honed, ideal as kitchen countertop worktop island and bathroom vanity top, walls and floors

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Specification Details
Material Name Azul Aran Granite
Color Predominantly blue and gray with veins and speckles of white, silver, and occasional gold or brown
Texture Medium to coarse-grained texture
Origin Primarily quarried in Spain
Common Finishes Polished, Honed, Leathered
Applications Kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, flooring, backsplashes, fireplace surrounds, outdoor paving, reception desks, bar tops, wall cladding
Durability High; resistant to scratches, heat, and stains
Density 2.63 – 2.75 g/cm³
Compressive Strength 180 – 220 MPa
Water Absorption Low
Porosity Low to medium
Maintenance Requires regular cleaning with pH-neutral cleaner, periodic sealing to maintain stain resistance
Cleaning Recommendations Clean spills promptly, avoid abrasive or acidic cleaners
Heat Resistance High; however, use trivets or hot pads to prevent thermal shock
Scratch Resistance High; use cutting boards to prevent potential scratches
Sealing Recommended to seal periodically to enhance stain resistance and protect against moisture penetration
Availability Available in slab form, typically in various thicknesses, usually 20mm (3/4”)

*If you are a private client, contractor, architect, or designer, we can deliver to you wherever you are. All you need to do is find a stone fabricator or manufacturer in your area where we can deliver our product.

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