Data on Irish Green Extra
Name: Irish Green Extra
Country: Ireland ( Derryclare, Lissoughter, Recess, Co. Galway, Connemara, west coast of Ireland )
Synonyms: Irish Green, Irish Green Wild,Irish Green Extra
Bathroom, Wall cladding, Counter top, Shower, Dimensional stone, Flooring residential
The color ranges from pale yellow to dark green with veins of white and grey. It is a silicate marble
(containing serpentine) of the Precambrian period.
Because having a tendency to break, slabs are often strengthened with a resin and fiber backing.
Quarried since the early 19th century, there are many trade names for this stone: Connemara Barnanoraun, Connemara Dark, Connemara Derryclare, Connemara Light, Connemara Lissoughter, Connemara Recess and Irish Green Wild.
WaterAbsorption: 0.62 By weight %
CompressiveStrength: 99.28 MPa
Density: 2600 kg/m3
FlexuralStrength: 8.14 MPa