Slate : origins and characteristics
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Slate is a metamorphic rock belonging to the family of shales. It is distinguished by the quality of the grain, very thin and flaky internal structure that makes it a truly unique stone. Its color can vary from white to black, blue, gray, purple, copper brown, green, and rusty look with metallic reflections. Material traditionally used to cover roofs, slate is now a trendy material for interior decoration. A warm and soft stone Slate is used as flooring and wall as it is a strong and original material. It also occurs more often in kitchen countertops or in the bathroom because its natural slip resistance and impermeability faculties generally enhanced by the treatments applied at the end of processing. Slate is easy to care and bring key design and authenticity to all your spaces.
Where we find slate ?
We find the largest slate deposits in France, Brazil, China, and Canada.