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Tokovskiy

Tokovskoe occurrence, Dnipropetrovsk region, Apostolovskiy district, village Tok

Commercial name: Carpazi GR7

Tokovskoe field has estimated reserves of granite 70 million m3 and is one of the largest in Ukraine. Historically granite from Apostolovskiy district Dnipropetrovsk region is in demand not only in Ukraine, but also abroad. Stone Tokovskogo field is well polished and heat treated. Granite is perfectly used for external cladding of buildings.

Tokovsky granite is very hard and durable, but it is used only for outdoor decoration, as a second class of radioactivity. The stone is very beautiful: red-brown without obvious inclusions of another color. This granite was popular in the Soviet times.

Physical and mechanical properties:
Volumetric weigth: 2670 kg/m3
Water absorption: 0,55 %
Compressive strength: 225 MPa
Resistance to abrasion: 0,26 g/cm2

Mineral composition (%):
Microcline: 35
Plagioclase: 35
Quartz: 25
Biotite: 4
Other: 1