Natural stone profile: Hainan Black basalt
We continue here our series of specialized news about some of the most important natural stones that we promote on Www.granite-brand.com. Today we talk about the Chinese Hainan Black basalt, a black coloured basalt that is originated from the Southern Hainan island in China.
The Hainan Black basalt is extracted in the island of Hainan, located in the southern part of China. Hainan is the smallest region in China, with the island territory representing the whole region. Despite having few hundred islands, a large majority of its territory is in the Hainan island, from which our stone takes the name from.
The Hainan Black basalt is extracted in the island of Hainan, where several types are extracted. In this website we present one of the most relevant type. Anyway, within the Hainan Black basalt there are two main variations available in the market:
- Cave Hole: this is a dark grey / black coloured basalt, which is characterized by its abundant holes, thin grain and fairly uniform colour. It presents the structure of a volcanic natural stone, with its abundant holes with a considerable size and depth.
- Minute Hole: this is a dark grey / black coloured basalt, which is characterized by a more reduced amount of holes, thin grain and fairly uniform colour and background. This is the variation presents holes with a very reduced size and depth.
The Hainan Black is a well-known black coloured basalt from China, with a good diversity of applications being found in different places. It is common to find this black basalt on a diversity of applications, with particular usage on exterior applications. Here it is common to find applications of the Hainan Black basalt on flooring, different coverings applications and cladding. This unique basalt is also found on a diversity of stonework applications, some interior and exterior decoration.
The Hainan Black basalt is a fairly new stone in the market. Despite having a considerable market in China, this is a fairly unknown natural stone abroad. Despite this, some of the markets where it has the largest demand are:
- United States
- Some European countries
The Hainan Black basalt can present different names in the market. Some of the most common names are
- China Basaltina
- China basalt
- Lava Black stone
- Hainan Black
- Hainan Black Volcano
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