This is the Darkest Black in India and quarried from world famous Kunnam area. Main use of these blocks are -memorials
Japanese are facinated by this extra dark and almost zero sized grains with excellent polish taking ability. So almost 90% of the materials quarried is either shiiped as memorials or as raw block to Japan.
The blocks are small in size . but uniform in all direction and very dark.
Other possible applications apart from Japanese monuments are Headstone for European tombs, vases,
sculpting works and plaques. main sizes are
0.3 CBM and below
0.3- 0.5 CBM/ stone
0.5CBM and above/stone
1.0 CBM and above
rarely we will get a Big block in excess of 5 CBM
It is one of the most expensive Blocks in India. There are 4 quarries running in this area to produce this supreme Black. Total annual production would be not more than 500 CBM all quarries put together.
It is a Dark black with Medium sized granite. The difference between absolute black and Jet black is , jet black can be polished in edges without applyying any colouring agent. The colour of Top polish and edge will be the same
The main difference between Bengal Black and Jet black is, while Bengal black has white/green dots throughout the surfaces, Jet black will not have any white/green dots. It is very much liked for Tombstones and engraving work. It is also very hard material and hence takes fantasic polish many times more than 100 Deg on Gloss meter.