Lemurian Blue granite

What is Lemurian blue granite?

Lemurian Blue granite is a breathtaking and highly sought-after natural stone, renowned for its extraordinary beauty and captivating multicolor labradorite composition. Quarried primarily in the picturesque region around Tulear in Madagascar, this exquisite granite is celebrated for its mesmerizing iridescence, which reveals a stunning array of colors when viewed from different angles. The stone’s surface showcases a dazzling interplay of shades, including deep blues, vibrant greens, sunny yellows, and occasional hints of rich purple or fiery orange, creating a visual spectacle reminiscent of a masterfully crafted piece of art by nature itself.

 

What is Lemurian blue granite used for?

In addition to its stunning visual qualities, Lemurian Blue granite is also prized for its durability and resilience. It is a robust material, capable of withstanding the demands of everyday use in both residential and commercial environments. 

This natural work of art is particularly favored in high-end interior design applications, where its striking appearance can be fully appreciated. Whether used as a kitchen countertop, bathroom wall or floor, or a vanity top, this stunning granite infuses any space with an air of elegance and sophistication.

lemurian blue granite close up

Lemurian Blue Granite slab polished or honed
Lemurian Blue Granite slab polished or honed

Lemurian Blue granite slab

Lemurian Blue Granite slab polished or honed
Lemurian Blue Granite slab polished or honed

Are you looking to buy Lemurian blue slabs or tiles?

Available in 20mm (3/4”) thick slabs or tiles, Lemurian Blue offers versatility in its applications, allowing for seamless integration into various design schemes and architectural styles. Its exceptional combination of beauty, durability, and uniqueness makes it a highly desirable material for those looking to add a touch of natural elegance and luxury to their spaces.

Each slab of this Blue granite is unique, with varying patterns of veining and shimmering colors that make it a true statement piece in any setting. The inherent iridescence of this stone is best showcased with a polished surface finish, which enhances the depth and vibrancy of its colors, allowing the intricate patterns and dazzling hues to truly shine. The polished finish adds a luxurious sheen, further elevating the stone’s aesthetic appeal and making it a focal point in any room.

For those interested in incorporating this magnificent stone into their projects, it is advisable to inquire about current stock availability to select the perfect slabs that meet your specific design needs.

What is Lemurian Blue price?

Considered among the top range of quality granite Lemurian blue is prized for its rarity and exquisite beauty. Its price falls into the High-end range; It varies based on quality (the less natural imperfections), size (the bigger), and thickness of slabs/tiles. Generally, its price fluctuates in a range of Approx $ 100 to $ 200 per square foot or Euro 950 to Euro 1950 per square meter.

Lemurian Blue labradorite slab 20mm thick (3/4'' inches) polished

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Property Description
Appearance Color: Iridescent hues of blue, green, yellow, and occasionally purple or orange.
Texture: Smooth surface with a polished finish, enhancing its reflective and vibrant colors.
Origin Primary Sources: Mined primarily in Madagascar, particularly around the town of Tulear.
Composition Mineral Composition: Primarily composed of feldspar with iridescent layers known as labradorescence.
Physical Properties Density: Ranges from 2.68 to 2.72 g/cm³.
Hardness (Mohs Scale): 6 to 6.5, moderately resistant to scratches and abrasion.
Fracture: Conchoidal, breaks along smooth, curved surfaces.
Cleavage: Perfect in one direction, affecting how it is cut and polished.
Applications  Uses: Kitchen countertops, wall cladding, and decorative tiles, outdoor wall cladding
Performance and Durability Durability: Durable enough for most jewelry and decorative applications.
Chemical Resistance: Avoid exposure to harsh chemicals.
Thermal Stability: Sensitive to extreme temperature changes.
Maintenance Cleaning: Regular cleaning with a soft cloth and mild soap.
Avoid: Harsh chemicals or abrasive cleaners that could scratch or dull the surface.
Availability and Pricing Rarity: Considered relatively rare, especially with exceptional color play and clarity.
Pricing: Higher prices compared to more common varieties of labradorite, varies by size, quality, and color intensity. Approx $200 to $300 per square foot or Euro 1000 to Euro 2000 per square meter
Unique Features Labradorescence: Distinctive play of colors due to iridescent layers within the stone.
Versatility: Suitable for both decorative and ornamental purposes.

*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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