Stones can have many aliases. This is due to language differences, supplier choice, coloquial trends or slang, or sometimes errors and ambiguity between rocks. Read more here.
|Eucalipt Green, Eucalipto Green, Eucaliptus, Eucaliptus Green, Eucalypto Green, Eucalypto Verde, Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Green, Green Eucalyptus, Verde Eucaliptus, Verde Eucalypto, Verde Eucalytus, Verde Eukalypto, Vert Eucaliptus, Vert Eucalyptus|
Commercial classification sometimes differs to the scientific, geological designation. In particular, some limestones are deemed marble especially if they take a high polish. Read more here.
|Petrographic assignment||Granulite (migmatite)|
|Colouring minerals:||Microcline, Quartz, Plagioclase, Biotite|
MOHS is the standard scale of hardness for minerals 1-10, with 10 being the MOHS of diamond. We also use the broad terms Hard and Soft for simplicity. Read more here.
Petrology: Granulites are metamorphic rocks (metamorphosis occurs at extreme temperature and pressure). They typically have a granular (granoblastic) texture comprised of similarly sized and shaped grains, hence the name granulite.