Alaska White granite displays accented veins of dark to light brown in patchy patterns that sit beautifully on its creamy white backdrop. Coupled with coarse grains that contain crystalline pieces, it is a truly great piece of stone complimented with warm tones of cream and brown.
Alaska White Granite is quarried in the regions of Espirito Santo, Castelo in Brazil. It is classified as granite rock which due to its mineral make up and composition including igneous rocks formed by slow crystallization of Magma on the Earth’s crust. Alaska White is a similar stone to Bianco Antico Granite or Delicatus granite and due to slight differences these are technically different colours of natural granite stone.
Granite is mainly composed of pure quartz, mica and other natural minerals which compose this well-known granular stone.
Famous monuments made out of granite include the iconic Mount Rushmore in USA, the Avukana Buddha statue in Sri Lanka and The Colossal Red Granite Statue of Amenhotep III in Egypt and more recently, The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom.
You can create Alaska White granite worktops, countertops and bespoke surfaces. In addition, you can add supreme luxury to your bathroom with Alaska White granite wall cladding. Similarly you can create bespoke designs and seamless panels from the large slabs of this Brazilian stone.
Granite is a magmatic rock which is made from quartz and feldspar amongst other minerals. In the first place, it occurs naturally below the earth’s surface. Secondly, the process takes place over hundreds of thousands of years, resulting in an extremely strong stone.
It is also important to note Granite has been used over many civilizations in construction of buildings, monuments and paving. Most recently, it has become a material of choice for decoration. If a long history of it use over time was not enough, granite can be seen almost everywhere. In the same way, residential homes, commercial properties and restaurants use it too.
Not only that, but it also brings investment value to any property in which it is applied. Moreover, and when it comes to performance, the stone is great. The lack of calcium in granite ensures the stone does not etch like marble when exposed to acid present in lemons, oranges, etc
Besides this, Alaska White granite varies in shape, patterns and colours. As an example, slab sizes will usually cover areas of between 5.5 metre square and 6.5 metre square. In other words, is ideal for large areas such as kitchen islands as it can be installed seamlessly.
When it comes to thicknesses, 20mm and 30mm are the most popular. It comes in standard finishes in polished, honed, satin and leather. This significantly allows for many options in terms of both design and style.