OX-04 / Collection: ONYX

Inventory:

# Availability Type Nominal Size Thickness Finish
1 Special Order Slab & Tile According to the order 2cm > Polished

Information:

Marmar stone with a brand name of Onyx is a metamorphic rock with calcium carbonate as its main mineral constituent. due to aluminum and magnesium minerals presence within, onyx stones are ranging to many colorful varieties such as pure white, black, green, pink & yellow. Onyx is not applicable for exterior spaces since it will lose its durability when exposed to sunlight & weathering. The translucence of onyx makes it especially attractive for modern architecture and interior design. dual & quad book-match patterns in onyx stone make it a practical choice for residential & commercial buildings. due to transparency of onyx stones, beautiful lightings can be done through them.

Description:

Digital image color may vary from actual slab coloration. Photos are examples only. Actual stock changes frequently. Please contact your Shaar Stone Sales Consultant to view photos of slabs currently in stock. Each slab will have different characteristics. It is recommended that slabs be inspected prior to purchase.

Applications:

Exterior Cladding: No
Exterior Pavers: No
Interior Walls: Yes
Interior Floors: Yes
Kitchen Countertops: Yes
Other Countertops: Yes
Wet Areas: Yes
Traffic: Heavy Commercial

Abrasion Resistance:

Low

This material has low abrasion resistance. It rates as a 1-3 on the Mohs scale. Light scratching will occur with exposure to sand and other abrasives. The finish will patina or dull over time as a result of this scratching. Always use a cutting board for countertop applications and walk-off mats at entrances in flooring applications.

Absorption:

Moderate

This material has a low to moderate absorption rate. Always seal this material prior to use. To reduce the appearance of stains, always wipe up spills immediately. Oil and highly-pigmented liquids can penetrate and stain the stone and may need poultice to remove the stain.

Acid Sensitivity:

High

This material is highly sensitive to acids. Acid etching will be highly visible on this material when exposed to acidic foods such as lemons or tomatoes. Do not use this material on kitchen countertop applications where acid etching is a concern. If acid etching is a concern, select a minimally sensitive material.

Freeze Thaw:

Not Recommended

Due to known material weakness or because this material has not been tested, this material is not approved for use in exterior applications.