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Natural Slate

black Slate

Black Slate

Brown Slate

Brown Slate

Green Slate

Green Slate

Green Slate

Green Slate

Soap Stone Grey Slate

Soap Stone Grey Slate





Natural Stone Slate

These slate colours provide limited but nonetheless a beautiful choice of slate materials and should only be taken as typical examples of the colours and textures available.Please contact us regarding colours so that we can check the availability and delivery times as shipping maybe necessary.

Slate Composition

Slate is mainly composed of the minerals quartz and muscovite or illite. Slate can often be formed with several other minerals: biotite, chlorite, hematite, pyrite and less frequently: apatite, graphite, kaolinite, magnetite, tourmaline, zircon and feldspar. In purple slates of North Wales, ferrous reduction spheres form around iron nuclei and can leave a light green spotted texture. Great as Slate Worktops for durability, high heat resistances and rustic appearances. Slate is a popular choice for many other choice for many other applications too.



Natural Slate Resistances

Although we seal the natural slate surface prior to installation it is advised that your surface should be sealed twice Yearly.

Scratch Resistant Slate

Moh's scale of hardness: 5-6

Slate is highly scratch resistant. Marks do appear easily on some slate surfaces. Most scratches can be buffed out with mineral oil or a stain pen

Heat & Thermal Resistance

High thermal resistance

An ideal choice for areas of high heat, however, long exposure to hot or cold temperatures may cause the slate to delaminate (divide into layers).

Stain Resistance Slate

Highly susceptible to Staining

calcified hard water deposits may appear under pots or items that have prolonged contact with the slate surface. Sealing is strongly advised.

Sunlight & UV Resistance

Internal and external Use

Naturally resistant to sunlight and UV rays, Slate is a suitable choice in direct or natural light.