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December 2020 – Why are yellow granites yellow?

December 2020 – Why are yellow granites yellow?

by Dr. Albrecht Germann - Rock and Mineral Consulting   Granites are rocks that crystallized out through the solidification of silicic acid-rich melts at greater depths in the earth. As they cooled down slowly, these melts were able to crystallize out completely,...

September 2020 – wear testing of natural stone

September 2020 – wear testing of natural stone

Resistance to wear and tear of natural stone - by Dipl.-Ing. Ellen Stoige | Managing Director of the Wismar Building Materials Testing Center   The erosion of the surface of a solid body (here natural stone) by the action of another solid body (here abrasive) is...

February 2020 – we know our stones personally

February 2020 – we know our stones personally

Have you ever wondered where natural stones come from and how they are extracted and processed? Our team has been traveling the world for 17 years now and is always looking for the perfect natural stone for use in public spaces. So we know where our raw material comes...