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The close-up view of each stone type shows a relatively true image of the crystalline structure and the colouring. This is suitable for grained slabs to a limited extend only. In regard to the colour matching, please take an original sample of the stone from your furniture store as a basis.

Petrography

North American Bethel White is one of the whitest granites on the natural stone market. It has a regular, fine grain crystal structure of white alkaline feldspar and white-grey to transparent quartz. Dark-grey, and grey-brown phenocrysts of clinozoisite along with some biotite are evenly distributed throughout the rock. 

Petrogenesis

Bethel White is the result of a bright magma, rich in feldspar but lacking in quartz, which slowly crystallised under lightly increased pressure ( initial metamorphosis with formation of clinozoisite). During the course of a long and stable period of cooling over millions of years, a uniform grain size was generated so that Bethel White, as a highly homogeneous hard rock, is ideally suitable for sculpturing.

Colour white
Hardness Hard Stone
Structure Type Homogeneous Structure
Synonyms Hartwick White, Lord Granit
Group Original Rock Type
Petrographic Assignment Granite
Age 380 million years (Devon period)
Deposit USA