Granite from Portugal
Also known asCrema Julia, Cristal Rosa, Cristal Rosa, Pink Faro - Ref. 7, Rosa Do Minho, Rosa Salmão.
Macroscopic descriptionCoarse grained granite, porphyroid, dominantly biotitic. Light rosy colour is determined by the tonality of the potash feldspar megacrystals.
Petrographic descriptionRock with granular hypidiomorphic texture, showing very slight kaolinitic alteration of the feldspars.