Varieties of Sandstone

Indian SandstoneKandla Gray
Also known as Bhilwara-GREY has quartz grains cemented together by secondary silica calcite. This sandstone is available in three different shades of bluish gray, dark gray, and light gray.

Rajpura Green
Also known as Bhilwara-GREEN is a commonly used building stone. Rajpura stone can be easily carved and dressed into various attractive shapes. It finds various applications including - roofing, flooring, paving and paneling.

Marson Copper
Also known as Bhilwara-BROWN sandstone is a smooth round stone. This stone is made up of grains of quartz and other minerals of fairly uniform size.

This sandstone has high content of iron oxide making it buff to brownish; and sometimes reddish. The most important usage of this stone is exterior cladding and is available in natural, sawn as well as polished surface finishes.

Gwalior Greenish White
Also known as GWL-MINT, Gwalior Mint is most suitable for use in flooring, wall fixing and lining due to its physical and chemical properties. It is the smooth natural split surface which makes it commensurate for flooring. This highly useful stone is also suitable for carving and making stone handcrafted items.

Lalitpur Yellow
Also known as LLP - YELLOW this stone is especially meant for exterior cladding in sea shore buildings due to acid & thermal resistant properties. The saline winds have negligible effect on LLP Yellow stone(Lalitpur sandstone).

This buff white colored sandstone is one of the highly used sandstone variety. The peculiarity of the stone is the attractive, minor purple veins that are visible when the stone is wet. Owing to its regular bedding, uniform grain size, suitable nature and durability, it has been used from over centuries and is a constituent of a large number of historical buildings and monuments.

Dholpur PINK
From Dholpur origin in Rajasthan, this stone is available in form of tiles, slabs, blocks in either natural, sawn or polished surfaces. The stone is mostly used for exteriors and has regular bedding, uniform grain size, suitable nature and durability.

Agra Red
Also known as Dholpur-RED is one of the most famous varieties of sandstone ever since its use in Agra Fort and Delhi Fort. The stone has high degree of tolerance that does not show weathering effects even for ages. The stone being smooth and soft is easy to be carved and cut and is therefore used in stone handicrafts.

Khatu Teak
This creamish colored stone is fine grained and bears brown veins through out the surface. This brownish touch gives the look of wooden finish and hence is also named as teakwood sandstone. This stone is available only in the form of tiles with sawn surface finish, since this stone can not be polished.

Khatu Rainbow
Rainbow stone is made of fine grained quartz and various other minerals. The presence of other minerals lend attractive color to the stone. Depending on the percentage of constituent minerals the color varies in the form of brown, violet and sometimes reddish veins. It is because of the regular color variation that this stone has been named Rainbow. Like Khatu Teak, rainbow is also available in tiles in sawn finish only.

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