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Synonyms: Beir Askar, Bis Askar, Bir Askar Brown, Falcon Brown, Havana Braun, Najaran Brown, Najran Brown, Najren Brown, Najron Brown, Naranja Brown, Nayarin Brown, Tropical Brown, Ghadeer
Origin: Saudi Arabia, Bir Askar
Technical and physical characteristics
Bulk density: 2,66 kg/dm³
Bending strength: 12,46 - 18,74 N/mm²
Compression breaking load: 163 - 174 N/mm²
Water absorption: 0,31 vol.-% (0,12 weight-%)
This stone internationally may be nominated as a granite however in the area of application of the European Standard (EN) this stone must be nominated as granite.
A medium-grained, brown granite
Granite: Granite is a common and widely occurring type of intrusive, felsic, igneous rock. Granites are usually medium to coarse grained, occasionally with some individual crystals larger than the groundmass forming a rock known as porphyry. Granites can be pink to dark gray or even black, depending on their chemistry and mineralogy.