Blue Pearl, quarry no. 9

Blue Pearl, quarry no. 9
GPS. 59.048413 9.86068

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Blue Pearl , quarry no. 9 originates from the Monzonite quarry which has been in operation for several years. The Monzonite quarry produces the products Blue Pearl DB HQ and Blue Pearl DB. The Blue Pearl DB quarry has a solid formation and most of the production is blocks of medium to large sizes.
Name: Monzonite, Tvedalen
Location: Larvik, Norway
Current production: 2-4,000 m³ per year
Potential production: 6,000 m³ per year
Blue Pearl, the most famous of the Larvik stones, is characterised by its large blue, pearly crystals, set in a luxurious deep blue stone. Blue Pearl, quarry no. 9 is a type of blue pearl sourced from the Monzonite quarry. With the deep blue-grey colour, it is very similar to our Blue Pearl LG. We have 3 colours: Blue Pearl HQ Plus, Blue Pearl HQ and Blue Pearl Classic.

Technical data

Petrographic information
Magmatic rock, syenite (larvikite according to origin)

Key minerals
Anorthoclase (80-85%)

Accessory minerals
Biotite, pyroxene, amphibole

Geological age
Permian (250 Ma)

Chemical analysis