Stargate, also called, Stargate Cosmos, is a black granite from South Africa which is full of rich and pure crystals. The granite merges sophistication and drama with a sense of pleasant comfortability.
You can apply it in all internal and external projects, including fireplace surroundings, wet rooms, and saunas. In interiors it is popular as kitchen worktops, bathroom coverings, architrave, and columns. amidst several other options, with proper finishes.
Stargate is quarried in the regions of Bosspruit, the North-West and Rustenberg, South Africa.
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 that Black 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.
Stargate Granite offers unique and subtle yet exotic looks, durability and strength. Not only that, but it also brings investment value to any property in which it is applied. Moreover, and when it comes to performance, Stargate 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, the black 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.
Features and benefits of Stargate granite:
- Simple and luxurious
- Minimal liquid absorption
- Extremely durable
- Popular worktop material due to a mix of looks and investment value
- Available in a wide array colours, thicknesses and finishes
- Unique appearance
- Suitable for indoors and outdoors applications
- Adds resale value to any property
- Honed finished provides vintage and old-fashioned looks
- Easy maintenance regime
- Naturally strong: third strongest mineral on earth
- 100% natural and non-toxic
- Suitable for food preparation areas and healthcare facilities