Type of stone: FELSITE
Quarry: Noyemberyan (Armenia)
Peculiarities: Felsites are fine grained magmatic (volcanic) rocks mainly composed of Quartz and Feldspar. The name is a contraction of the words Feldspar and Silicate.
Usage: Floors, wall cladding, mosaics, columns, staircases, balusters, cornices, cladding of fire places, bathrooms and swimming pools, hand rails, window sills, countertops, statues, fountains, etc.
Physical mechanical characteristics:
Average density, kg/m3 1867
Porosity, % 23,8
Water sorption, % 10,67
Durability at pressing, kg/m3:
In dry state 409
In water- logged state 319
After 25 cycles 259
Coefficients Softening 0,78
Coefficients Frost resistance 0,81
Chemical characteristics: Oxide contents, %
Na2O + K2O 0.65
Moisture (dp) 0,20
ORIENT STONE LLC, Repuplic of Armenia, 92/1 Shirak str., Yerevan
Tel.: +374 10 42-20-69. +374 10 42-09-01
Orient Stone Group has a stone processing affiliate with focus on tiles for flooring and walls or decorative products. It uses different natural stones including travertine, basalt, felsite, tuff, granite and marble. In the Ararat Region, Orient Stone has its own quarry of travertine.