Sandstone is a natural material with a range of variations in colours, banding and colour distribution.
Here are some of the more common examples of colours and their variations.
Feel free to visit our showroom or call us if you wanted more information on sandstone colours and their availability.
PILES CREEK GUINEA GOLD PROJECTS
How to specify
General: Sandstone shall be Piles Creek - Guinea Gold Sandstone by Gosford Quarries.
Stone Type: Piles Creek —Guinea Gold Sandstone
Colour: Grey - Gold buff oxidizing sandstone. A ‘Yellow Block’ sandstone.
Stone Finish: Diamond sawn, gang sawn, honed, rockfaced, Sparrow pecked & custom
Sizes: As specified by architect
Fixing: Adhesive Material to be compatible to substrate medium. Stone cladding above 2.3 metres in height to be mechanically fixed. Refer to ASSA Natural Stone Design manual for more information.
Sealing: Sealer to be specified by designer or installer
Typical technical Specification
Bulk Density (ASTM C97-83): 2.25 tonnes/m³
Absorption by weight (ASTM97-83): 4.2%
Modulus of Rupture: 7.5MPa Dry, 3.9MPa Wet
Compressive Strength (ASTM C170-87): 59MPa Dry, 30MPa Wet