Patagonia Quartzite

What is Patagonia Quartzite?

Patagonia Quartzite, is a highly sought-after natural stone that captivates with its extraordinary appearance and exceptional durability. This exquisite stone showcases a predominantly white or light gray background, interwoven with bold and dynamic veining in shades of black, gray, and occasional hints of gold or brown. The intricate patterns and rich color variations evoke the rugged and breathtaking landscapes of its namesake region in South America.

Quarried primarily in the picturesque quarries of Brazil, this Quartzite is a geological marvel that has formed over millions of years. Its unique composition and natural beauty are the results of complex geological processes that have contributed to its distinctive color variations and mesmerizing veining patterns. The stone’s rarity and aesthetic appeal make it a prized choice for those seeking to add a touch of natural elegance and sophistication to their spaces.

What is Patagonia Quartzite used for?

Patagonia Quartzite is celebrated not only for its visual appeal but also for its remarkable physical properties. The stone’s high density and hardness make it incredibly durable and resistant to scratches, ensuring that it maintains its pristine condition even in high-traffic areas. Additionally, its low water absorption and porosity enhance its resilience against staining and water damage, making it an ideal choice for both indoor and outdoor applications.

This versatile stone is commonly used for a variety of architectural and design projects. In the kitchen, this unique Quartzite makes for stunning countertops that are both beautiful and practical, able to withstand the rigors of daily use. In bathrooms, it transforms vanity tops into elegant focal points, while its application on walls and floors adds a touch of luxury and sophistication. The stone’s unique patterns and color variations also make it a popular choice for dining or living room tables, creating striking statement pieces that elevate the aesthetic of any space.

Patagonia Quartzite slab

Patagonia Quartzite Slab 20mm thick polished or honed (3/4'')

Patagonia Quartzite slab

Patagonia Quartzite slabs 20mm
Patagonia quartzite slabs 20mm thick, polished, ideal for interior design use as kitchen bathroom countertop worktop, vanity, bookmatch

Are you looking to buy Patagonia slabs or tiles?

Patagonia Quartzite is available in a range of finishes to suit different design preferences. The polished finish enhances the stone’s natural luster and highlights its intricate veining, creating a sleek and glossy surface that exudes elegance. For a more understated look, the honed finish provides a matte appearance that still showcases the stone’s unique characteristics. Both finishes are available in 20mm (3/4”) thick slabs, offering ample flexibility for various design and architectural applications.

One of the standout features of this natural stone is the “book-matched” cutting method employed during its extraction and processing. This technique involves cutting consecutive slabs from the same block and finishing them in such a way that they mirror each other. The resulting “book-matched” slabs create a visually stunning and symmetrical design that enhances the stone’s natural beauty, making each installation a unique work of art.

Periodic sealing is recommended to enhance the stone’s stain resistance and protect it from potential damage, ensuring its longevity and enduring appeal.

What is Patagonia Quartzite price?

Considered among the top range of quality Quartzite Patagonia 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.

Patagonia Quartzite slab 20mm thick (3/4'') polished

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

Property Description
Color Predominantly white or light gray background with bold veining in shades of black, gray, gold, or brown.
Pattern Dramatic veining patterns resembling the landscapes of Patagonia.
Origin Primarily quarried in Brazil, particularly in the Patagonia region.
Composition Mainly composed of quartz, feldspar, and mica.
Density Typically ranges from 2.63 to 2.75 g/cm³.
Hardness (Mohs) Rated around 6-7.
Water Absorption Low, usually less than 0.5%.
Porosity Low porosity, enhancing durability and resistance to staining.
Applications Suitable for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, flooring, wall cladding, and decorative elements.
Performance Highly durable, long-lasting, and heat-resistant.
Maintenance Requires regular cleaning with mild soap and water. Periodic sealing recommended.
Environmental Impact Considered sustainable, natural stone.
Pricing Falls within mid to high range due to unique appearance and durability. Approx $100 to $200 per square foot or Euro 800 to 1900 per square meter
Pros Unique appearance, durability, suitable for various applications, low maintenance.
Cons Higher initial cost, professional installation recommended, periodic sealing required.

*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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