Polychrome M

Polychrome M - Granite

Description

The varying shades, tones, and colors of this granite come together to form a blend of warm brown earth tones interspersed with black mica flakes and outlined by fine, transparent quartz crystals. The complexity, strength, and large mineral structure of this stone is favored by architects across the globe for large-scale projects that require considerable consistency and quantity.

Applications

Tiles, slabs, blocks, mosaics, architectural stone, curbs & pavers, other cut-to-size projects

Quarry Location

La Baie, QC, CA

Sample Order

Desired finish :

Quantity :



Finishes



ASTM ImperialMetric
Absorption by weightASTM C970.09%0,09%
Compressive strengthASTM C17025 964Psi179Mpa
DensityASTM C97168.9lb/ft32 705kg/m3
Modulus of ruptureASTM C991 825Psi12,58Mpa

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Category Name Credits Requirements Compatibility
Materials & ResourcesResource Reuse: 5% & 10% (1-2 pts)3.1 & 3.2 Use salvaged, refurbished or reused materials, products and furnishings for 5% to 10% of the total cost of building materialManufacturer regularly sources product to refinish and refurbish from existing demolition projects such as historic buildings. Contact Manufacturer for specific information.
Materials & ResourcesRegional Materials: 10% & 20% (Extracted and Manufactured Regionally) (1-2 pts)5.1 & 5.210% to 20% of all project materials (by weight) to be extracted and manufactured within 800km - 2400km via truck or rail respectively.Due to the location of our quarries and installation, our granite and marble are considered local products mainly in the North East of the United States and the East Coast in general. See our location map.
Materials & ResourcesDurable Building (1 pt)8.0Develop and implement a Durable Building Plan. This includes choosing durable materials and components which reduce the need for new materials and the environmental costs of resource extraction, production processes and waste disposal.If product is well maintained: Low traffic interior = 150+ years, High traffic interior = 40+ years. Low traffic exterior = 75+ years. Well maintained countertops can last 150+ years. Results may vary.
Sustainable SitesHeat Island Effect: Non-Roof (1 pt)7.1Provide shade (within 5 years) and/or use light-coloured / high-albedo materials (reflectance of at least 0.3) and/or open grid pavement for at least 30% of the site’s non-roof impervious surfaces, including parking lots, walkways, plazas, etc.;This product is light-coloured and can be used as exterior walkways. *Emissivity testing by ASTM TBA.
Energy & AtmosphereMinimum and Optimal Energy Performance (1-10 pts)Prerequisite 2 & Credit 1Design the building to surpass either CBIP or ASHRAE energy performance standards for a building.This product can aid in achieving this credit by adding thermal mass to the building as cladding or other large installation application. *Dependent on Architect.
Materials & ResourcesConstruction Waste Management: 50% & 75% (1-2 pts)2.1 & 2.2Divert 50% to 75% project construction waste from landfillManufacturer does not have a take back program, however, due to the value of the product it is rarely sent to the landfill. *Dependent on contractor.
Indoor Environmental QualityConstruction IAQ management plan: During Construction (1 pt)3.1“Materials that are potentially noxious should be identified by the project architect, and control measures specified, as described in the SMACNA guidelines.” (CaGBC recommendation but NOT part of the required LEED submittals).This product may off-gas a very small amount of Radon. *This is not part of LEED required submittals.* Dependent on architect.
Indoor Environmental QualityLow-Emitting Materials: Adhesives and Sealants (1pt)4.1The VOC content of adhesives, sealants and sealant primers used must be less than the VOC content limits of the State of California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Rule #1168, October 2003.The manufacturer does not have a specific recommended adhesive or sealant for this product. However, in order to meet the requirements of this credit the installer should use third party certified LOW VOC adhesives & sealants. *Dependent on installer.
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State

La Baie, QC, CA

Annual Production

3000 m3 (100,000 cu.ft) and more

Properties

The #2 bed had an oval form, 200 meters long by 100 meters and bed # 5 contains as much reserves as the upper beds that were exploited by Carrières Polycor during 10 years. Starting at bed #6, the extent of the exploitable zone gets bigger on the whole surface of the property, 500 m x 1000 m for exploiting and as much for the infrastructure.

Reserve

The reserves on this property can be calculated in terms of centuries.

Status

Year round operation.


The following images represente range of colors and characteristics specific to this stone.

  • POL-004: Isolated black spot (<12 in2)

    POL-005: Black hair line (<2mm)

    POL-006: Isolated pink spot (<12 in2)

    POL-007: Fine grain band (>5mm)

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