It is a metamorphic rock made of clay and volcanic ashes. Usually has a bluish black color and usually appears in form of fine and thin leaves.
Slate has basic characteristics and a significant coefficient of impermeability, it is a suitable material for the construction of outdoor architectonic elements, namely: tile ceilings or facades, especially those located in very cold and rainy places.
This rock is provided with personality to any space, and is versatile if used in indoor decoration of modern style baths, halls or bedrooms.
Also, it is usually to find slate in floors and walls, since it is very clean, and has an aspect very different with regard to the rest of material used in the construction sector and decoration.
In addition, this rock is easy to be worked and cut in tiles of different size, and can be adapted perfectly to the Client needs.
With regard to slate finish, the most common is natural finish, or the one obtained after exfoliation process.
Nevertheless, slates destined to the construction of screened and appeased can also have polished finishing that distinguish from natural slate.