Slate stone is a fine-grained, foliated, homogeneous metamorphic rock derived from an original shale-type sedimentary rock. The surface of slate has a well developed mark of cleavage. This makes the Slate to split into thin layers along the plane of cleavages formed due to flattened and elongated minerals.
Slates have been used for ages as a building material for its natural beauty, decorating versatility, softness and durability. The natural colors, textures and other inherent qualities of slate stone makes it to be ideal by its applications as interior, exterior, roofing and flagstones meeting with the varied requirements of today’s home. Slate has also additional application to trim the fronts and lobbies of buildings. Using State stone is worthy as it is weatherproof and long lasting.