Viitasaari Light – Suomen Kivivalmiste Oy

Medium and coarse-grained non-foliated yellowish granite with potassium feldspar crystals ranging from 15 to 30 mm in diameter. Suited for all applications both outdoors and indoors. Colour variations low, weather resistance good and wear resistance good.

Surface finish

Polished, matt polished, flamed, bush hammered, split.

Quarrier

Suomen Kivivalmiste Oy

Location of quarry

Munakukkula, Viitasaari

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Description

Technical properties

EN_13755 Water absorption 0.17 %
EN_1936 Apparent density 2640** kg/m3
EN_1936 Open porosity 0.5** %
EN_12372 Flexural strength, fresh material 10.8** Mpa
EN_12372 Flexural strength, fresh material, min. expected value 8.7** Mpa
EN_12372 Flexural strength, frost resistance, 1% NaCl* 10.5** Mpa
EN_12372 Flexural strength, frost resistance, 1% NaCl, min. expected value* 8.5** Mpa
EN_1926 Compressive strength, fresh material 179** Mpa
EN_1926 Compressive strength, fresh material, min. expected value 128** Mpa
EN_1926 Compressive strength, frost resistance, 1% NaCl* 182** Mpa
EN_1926 Compressive strength, frost resistance, 1% NaCl, min. expected value* 136** Mpa
EN_14157 Abrasion resistance 16 mm
EN_13364 Breaking load at dowel hole 2450 N
EN_13364 Breaking load at dowel hole, min. expected value 1852 N
EN 14231 + CEN/TS 16165 Annex C, Slip resistance Dry test 69**
EN 14231 + CEN/TS 16165 Annex C, Slip resistance Wet test 16**

* After 56 freeze-thaw cycles
** Test done year 2016, other results year 2006

Mineral composition

Quartz 40.8 Wt %
Plagioclase 27.4 Wt %
Kalimaasälpä 18.3 Wt %
Biotite 6.6 Wt %
Amphibole 3.6 Wt %
Others 2 Wt %
Muscovite 1.3 Wt %

Mineral composition defined according to the EN 12407

Additional information

Surface finish

Polished, Matt polished, Flamed, Bush hammered, Split