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.


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

The samples illustrated are as accurate as photographic, colour reproduction and printing processes allow. As with all natural materials, some degree of variability can be expected.

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