Onice Tanzania Dark Onyx
Onice Tanzania Dark onyx is a truly extraordinary natural stone. Purple, white and orange formations are found throughout the stone, creating patterns reminiscent of oddly shaped microscopic organisms or stone crystals. Like many varieties of onyx, this stone has translucent properties and can be backlit, making Onice Tanzania Dark a great decorative piece, or useful in low traffic areas, such as bathrooms.
If you are looking to install a natural stone material that is truly eye-catching and exotic, Onice Tanzania Dark onyx should be right near the top of your list. If you are willing to make the effort to care for the stone properly, Onice Tanzania Dark onyx will reward you with its one-of-a-kind appearance. This natural stone is a perfect example of the beauty the earth can produce. Fortunately, homeowners are able to incorporate this beauty into their homes in the form of various surfaces.
Material Type: Onyx
Country of origin: Other
Colors: Gold, White, Brown
- 1. Where can I use onyx in my home?
- Onyx should be exclusively used for low traffic areas such as bathroom vanity tops, backsplashes, and accent pieces.
- 2. Is onyx translucent?
- Yes, onyx is translucent and can be backlit.
- 3. Can I use onyx for a countertop?
- Although homeowners can use onyx to install their countertop, we encourage homeowners to use onyx for the locations above. Onyx is brittle and will chip and crack easily.
- 4. Should I seal my onyx?
- If you opt for an onyx countertop, you should have the surface sealed once to thrice every year.
- 5. Can my onyx be scratched?
- Yes. It is quite a beautiful natural stone, however, since it is calcium-based, it will not respond well against acid and will etch. Since it’s a softer material, you should expect scratches.
- 1. Do you provide free samples? How many samples can I take?
- At marble.com samples are free, and we encourage our clients to take up to ten samples per visit.
- 2. What materials can I find at your facilities?
- All Marble.com facilities carry slabs of granite, quartz, quartzite, marble, soapstone, slate, limestone, and travertine. Our Ridgefield Park yard has the largest selection, also offering slabs of gemstone, porcelain, and glass.
- 3. Why should I see a slab in person?
- Since every slab of natural stone is completely unique, we recommend visiting one of our facilities to see slab patterns and variations in person.
- 4. Where does your material come from?
- At marble.com we source our stone only from the most reputable quarries from around the globe, including those from Italy, Spain, Brazil, and India.
- 5. Why is some stone more expensive than others?
- Stone slabs that are extremely rare and boast unique colors tend to be more expensive than commonly found stone.
- 6. Do I have to seal natural stone?
- We do recommend sealing natural stone countertops periodically, the frequency of sealing the stone depends on the material.
- 7. What is a honed finish?
- A honed stone finish refers to the smooth, matte surface of the material, which creates a visibly lighter and softer tone. While honed finish might be an ideal design choice for some homeowners, it also makes the stone more susceptible to staining and etching.
- 8. Can a chip on my countertop be repaired?
- Most chips, smaller than a dime in diameter, can be repaired by the homeowner using a chip repair kit. We do recommend professional service care for larger chips.
- 9. Can I install my own countertops?
- We recommend professional installation, completed by our trained technicians for all major projects, however some smaller pieces may be installed by the customers.