Red sandstone

red sandstone

Red Sandstone are perfect for outside wall cladding of houses and commercial buildings, The Old Red Sandstone is an assemblage of rocks in the North Atlantic region largely of Devonian age. It extends in the east across Great Britain, Ireland and Norway, and in the west along the eastern seaboard of North America.

Red sandstone is which type of rock

This sandstone is a sedimentary rock composed mostly of quartz sand.Red Sandstone slab is quarried from the ranges of Agra City, famous in the world for the Taj Mahal. Therefore, the other name of this tile is Agra Red Sandstone cut to size . The color of this sandstone tile is red because of the inclusion of iron-oxide. This sandstone is hardwearing that is design to suit the color and for contemporary styling.

Red sandstone characteristics

 Red Sandstone, chiefly in British geology, is composed of beds of red sandstone and associated rocks laid down throughout the Permian (400  million years ago) to the end of the Triassic (about 300 million years ago), that underlie the Jurassic-Triassic age Penarth Group. The name distinguishes it from the Old Red Sandstone which is largely Devonian in age, and with which it was originally confused due to their similar composition.

Its upper layers consist of mudstones, but most of the formation consists of reddish to yellowish sandstones, interbedded with rare evaporite minerals such as halite and gypsum. These indicate deposition within a hot and arid palaeo-environment, such as a desert or sabkha.

Texture of red sandstone

These stones have been extensively used in the construction work of Indian temples, Agra Fort, Delhi Red Fort, and many other forts and historical buildings. Since 800 years, this stone has been very useful and responsive. Also, you can use these sandstone tiles in roofing, flooring, paving, paneling, beams, and window sills. Due to its excellent look and robustness, it is perfect for both external and internal use. The color of this sandstone ranges from light to dark red. Furthermore, it is a perfect fit for the exterior of your home.

Red sandstone properties

These tiles are available in 2’x2′ and 2’x3′ sizes with thicknesses of 25 and 30 mm. These stones come with various physical qualities like water absorption, heat resistance, Easy maintenance and high durability.

Naksh Stone is the finest manufacturer and supplier for Red Sandstone Tiles or Agra Red Sandstone Tiles at the lowest price in India and Overseas. We offer the processed product using high-grade material sourced from the most trusted vendors of the market. All our professionals are experts in polishing and cutting these tiles in proper dimensions. Sandstone is the most chosen option for the outdoor exterior. You can get each and every type of natural stone here with the best quality of red sandstone.

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