Gold Macaubas Quartzite

What is Gold Macaubas quartzite?

Gold Macaubas Quartzite is a premium natural stone known for its stunning appearance and durability. Quarried primarily in Brazil’s Macaubas region, it boasts a golden-yellow background with striking veining in shades of gold, cream, beige, and gray, resembling flowing rivers or landscapes. Composed mainly of quartz, it has a solid, hard composition, ensuring resistance to scratches and abrasion. Low to moderate water absorption and porosity contribute to its durability and resistance to staining.

This stunning and rare quartzite is uniquely used in multiple applications for construction and design purposes such as exterior & Interior flooring and wall cladding ,bathrooms , kitchen countertops.

Gold Macaubas Quartzite is usually available in a polished or honed surface finish and 20mm (3/4”) thick slabs. Ask for actual stock availability!

Gold Macaubas Quartzite slab

Gold Macaubas quartzite slabs
Gold macaubas quartzite slabs, 20mm thick, polished or honed. Ideal to use as kitchen countertop worktop island or bathroom walls and floors


Property Description
Stone Name Gold Macaubas Quartzite
Appearance Luxurious with a golden-yellow background and striking veining in shades of gold, cream, beige, and gray
Pattern Flowing patterns with dramatic veins, reminiscent of flowing rivers or landscapes
Origin Quarried primarily in Brazil, particularly in the Macaubas region
Mineral Composition Mainly quartz, with varying proportions of feldspar, mica, and trace elements
Density Typically ranges from 2.6 to 2.8 g/cm³, indicating a solid and robust structure
Hardness Approximately 7 on the Mohs Scale, making it highly resistant to scratches and abrasion
Water Absorption Low to moderate, contributing to its durability and resistance to staining
Porosity Generally low, enhancing resistance to moisture and staining
Applications Suitable for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, flooring, wall cladding, fireplace surrounds, and decorative accents
Performance & Durability Highly durable and long-lasting, capable of withstanding daily wear and tear; excellent resistance to heat, scratches, and stains when properly sealed and maintained
Maintenance Regular cleaning with mild soap and water; periodic sealing recommended to enhance stain resistance and protect the surface
Environmental Impact Considered environmentally sustainable;
Price Range Falls within the mid to high price range due to its premium quality and unique appearance. Approx $100 to $200 per square foot or Euro 800 to Euro 1900 per square meter
Pros Luxurious appearance, durability, versatility, suitable for various applications
Cons Higher initial cost, requires professional installation and periodic sealing

*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.