Material description

Rosso Marina and Eagle Red granite are extracted from the same quarry in Kotka. The appearance of the Rosso Marina is characterised by evenly distributed brownish dots. The stone has a slightly lighter background colour than the Eagle Red. Rosso Marina is used primarily in building projects, but is equally suitable for interior uses.

Technical properties

EN_13755 Water absorption 0.15 %
EN_1936 Apparent density 2630 kg/m3
EN_12372 Flexural strength 11.2 Mpa
EN_12371 Frost resistance, change of flexural strength (after 48 freeze-thaw cycles) +2.2 %
EN_1926 Compressive strength 183 Mpa
EN_14157 Abrasion resistance 17 mm
EN_13364 Breaking load at dowel hole 2500 N
* after 56 cycles (tested 2016)

Mineral content

Quartz 43.0 Wt %
K-feldspar 29.8 Wt %
Plagioclase 18.2 Wt %
Biotite 7.2 Wt %
Accessory minerals 1.8 Wt %