Material description

Lieto Red is a fine-grained, red multicolor type granite quarried in Lieto. The material is suitable for monuments and medium-scale building projects. Lieto Red is currently not in production and is extracted on demand.

Technical properties

EN_13755 Water absorption 0.12 %
EN_1936 Apparent density 2620 kg/m3
EN_12372 Flexural strength, fresh material 15.8 MPa
EN_12372 Flexural strength, material after freeze-thaw cycles* 15.9 MPa
EN_1926 Compressive strength 180 MPa
EN_14157 Abrasion resistance 17 mm
EN_13364 Breaking load at dowel hole 3050 N
* after 56 cycles (tested 2016)

Mineral content

K-feldspar 40.8 Wt %
Quartz 33.8 Wt %
Plagioclase 22.0 Wt %
Biotite 3.2 Wt %
Accessory minerals 0.1 Wt %