Almond Mauve Granite
Synonyms: A 011, Almond Mauve, China Lilac, G3511 (according to GB/T 17670), Hubei
Hubei Pink, Kangmei, Kangmei Hei, Kork Stone, Melange, NDG 056 Purple Peach, WG011
Origin: China (Kangmei/Fujian province)
Technical and physical characteristics:
Bulk density: 2,82 kg/dm≥
Bending strength: 22,0 N/mm≤
Compression breaking load: 144,4 N/mm≤
This stone internationally may be nominated as a granite. For the US- and Chinese market this is correct according to ASTM C 119 resp. GB/T 17670. But in the area of application of the European Standard (EN) this stone must be nominated as syenite / monzonite because the EN 12440 demands a scientific terminology for the denomination of natural stones, determined with a petrografic examination according to EN 12407 and 4.2 of prEN 12670. In case of doubt please ask your supplier.
The National Standard of the Peoples Republic of China: GB/T 17670; "Unified Katalogue For Natural Stone" became effective at 01-08-99. Buying natural stones in the P.R. of China directely, you should use the codes of this standard only. In the "other commercial names" field of this database you will find these codes with the annotation (according to GB/T 17670).