India is known for its high-quality Sandstones from centuries. India Sandstone are quarried at different places such as Dholpur, Agra, Lalitpur, Jodhpur, Gwalior in different colours and texture. These Indian Sandstone are available in different cut,finish in tiles, slabs, cut to sizes. monuments form. We offer the Best Quality Sandstone Products to meet all your needs and demands. at the reasonable Price and delivery timelines.
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Physical properties of Sandstone
Physically, they are very Hard, Compact, Fine grained, equi-granular homogeneous rocks of sedimentary nature (Sandstone).
|Color||Minor colour tonal variations exist but within the tolerance limit|
|Hardness||6.5 to 7 on Moh’s Scale|
|Density||2.3 to 2.4 Kg/cm3|
|Compressive Strength||90 to 140 N/mm2|
|Modulus of Rupture||16 to 40 N/mm2|
|Water Absorption||1.0 – 1.2 %|
|Porosity||Low to very low|
Note : Teakwood and Rainbow sandstones differ from above physical properties
Chemical Properties of Sandstone
Chemically they are very resistant Mono-Mineralic rocks, principally composed of silica. The other minor constituents vary from origin to origin.
|Fe2O3||0.5-1.50% (varies with variety)|
|Alumina (Al2O3)||1 to 1.5%|
|Soda (Na2O) & Potash (Kro)||Less then 1%|
|Lime (CaO)||Less then 0.5%|
|Magnesia (MgO)||Less then 0.5%|
|Loss On Ignition (LOI)||Less then 0.5%|