Tag: onyx

Four Basic Keys to Successful Stone Selection

22

Apr2019
Four Basic Keys to Successful Stone Selection Four Basic Keys to Successful Stone Selection : Fitness for Purpose is fundamental to the successful use of stone, but how do we evaluate a stone to ensure its suitability for a particular use or location? In this article we will discuss four basic ... Read More
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What is Travertine stone

15

Apr2019
What is Travertine stone ? What is Travertine stone? Where does Travertine come from? What ... Read More
April 15, 2019safaeetour@yahoo.com
rock industry

20

Jul2018
What is the Iranian rock industry in the world? What issues can the Iranian rock industry face? How can the Iranian rock industry be developed? Iran's rock industry is one of the greatest opportunities for entrepreneurship, job creation and economics, which unfortunately remains unclear despite the efforts made by the ... Read More
different type of stone

09

Jul2018
different type of stone different type of stone¬† There are four main categories of which stones are identified: SEDIMENTARY , METAMORPHIC , IGNEOUS STONE, and MAN-MADE (Quartz).       LIMESTONE: composed primarily of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) in the form of the mineral calcite. Varies in colours and most limestones are in Matte/Honed finish ... Read More
Onyx

01

Jul2018

Onyx

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Onyx is a banded variety of the oxide mineral chalcedony. Agate and onyx are both varieties of layered chalcedony that differ only in the form of the bands: agate has curved bands and onyx has parallel bands. The colors of its bands range from white to almost every color (save some ... Read More
onyx stone

02

Jun2018

a bout onyx stone

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a bout onyx stone Onyx is a highly decorative material that has been used as a gemstone and as a decorative surfacing material. Many varieties of onyx include semi-translucent veining that may be backlit, creating a dramatic effect.   Onyx was frequently used by the ancient Egyptians to create bowls and other ... Read More