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PATAGONIA GRANITE – BACK-LIT KITCHEN ISLAND

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South America is full of amazing geological features. It is millions of years of volcanic eruptions, tectonic activity, and glacial movement that forms these incredible geological features

Patagonia granite is an igneous rock, which forms as a result of volcanic activity. In volcanic regions, the magma, or molten rock, that makes up the Earth’s core is closer to the surface.

The different grains seen in a block of Patagonia granite include quartz, feldspar, amphiboles, mica, iron oxide and numerous other minerals. it is the large concentration of quartz that gives Patagonia granite it’s milky, translucent sections.

The incredible luster and natural shimmer of Patagonia granite make it difficult to believe that this material occurs naturally.

Some of the most stunning design in contemporary interiors features Patagonia granite. Quarried in Brazil , this remarkable stone is also known as Patagonia quartzite. This is due to the rock’s high concentration of quartz.

This gorgeous kitchen features the amazing Patagonia granite with a Back-lit application.

 

Kitchen Designer: Debbie Davis with Studio Design LLC

Stone Fabrication: YK Stone Center
Photography: Timothy Gormley Jr.
Product: Patagonia Granite

 

 

 

 

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