Black Tusk Basalt

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Density: 2953 kg/m3, 190 lbs/ft3 (approx. 10.53 ft3 / ton)
Absorption: 0.31 (per cent)
Compressive Strength: 341 MPa
Crushing Strength: 49.373 PSI
Traverse: 10.01 MPa
Strength: 1455 PSI


Black Tusk Basalt is the best choice for quality when it comes to your landscaping stone supply. Blacktusk is a unique quarried stone in the Pacific Northwest. Due to its workability and rich black colour with tan accents. Black Tusk Basalt will add value and character to any landscape or building project.
Blacktusk basalt natural stone is quarried in the Pacific Northwest. Much darker than our Whistler Basalt, Blacktusk Basalt has a rich black color with tan accents and will add increased value and unique character to any and all landscaping and building projects. It is the best choice for quality in natural stone supply. Blacktusk basalt has a variety of uses including patios, steps and risers, stone sills and caps, stone veneer, stone columns, and of course custom stone signs.

The blacktusk basalt stonewall veneer comes in an Ashlar pattern which is a split (natural) face stone with a sawn top and bottom. It comes in a choice of either natural broken or sawn ends and is available in a thickness of 3 inches to 5 inches with a height of 2 inches to 12 inches and a length of 12 inches to 24 inches. Its weight is available in 60 pounds per square foot.

The patio/paving stone blacktusk basalt is available in a random or dimensionally cut pattern and all surfaces are sawn. The finish include a flamed or honed surface and comes in a thickness of 1.5 inches and 2 inches with length from 12 inches to 36 inches and a weight of 1.5 inches equaling 23.75 pounds a square foot and 2 inches equaling 31.65 pounds square foot.

The blacktusk basalt cobblestone is perfect when looking for an old world European look for your driveway, pathways or patios. Its finishes include a flamed or split face surface with widths made to your specifications. Its lengths are also made to your specifications with a thickness of 2 inches to 4 inches and a weight of 2 inches equaling 31.65 pounds a square foot. Blacktusk basalt tiles are dimensionally cut and available in a flamed or honed finish. It comes in lengths of 12 inches to 48 inches with a thickness of 1/2 inch to 1 inch and a width of 12 inches to 18 inches.

Blacktusk basalt steps and risers have a flamed top with the option of having a chiseled, flamed or natural weathered face, perfect for any of your steps or risers. The blacktusk basalt steps and risers come in a width of up to 24 inches and a length of 12 inches to 120 inches and a thickness of 2 inches to 12 inches. It has many different weights starting with 2 inches equaling 31.6 pounds a square foot, 3.5 inches equaling 47.4 pounds a square foot, 6 inches equaling 94.8 pounds a square foot, and 7 inches equaling 110.06 pounds a square foot.

Blacktusk basalt coping is a beautiful complement to other types of stone or brick. Basalt coping is used to cap retaining walls, stone veneer and natural thin veneer. Finishes include a hand chiseled surface or a sawn and flamed/sandblasted surface. As with many other natural stones custom profiles and shapes are available. Its thickness comes in 2 inches, 3 inches, 4 inches, and 5.5 inches with widths from 2.5 inches up to 24 inches and lengths 12 inches and up. Its weights are 2 inches equaling 32 pounds a square foot, 3 inches equaling 58 pounds a square foot, 4 inches equaling 64 pounds a square foot, and 5.5 inches equaling 88 pounds a square foot.

Blacktusk basalt stone columns are the perfect choice when building retaining walls. Basalt columns, basalt boulders, Mountain chalet borders, and Mountain columns are perfect for your exterior landscaping designs. The diameter of the natural stone columns is 18 inches to 36 inches. Its diameter is 18 inches to 36 inches with a length of 24 inches and a weight of 190 pounds a cubic foot. We can customize your stone columns by drilling 1 inch or 2 inch holes for water features bottoms can be sawn for easy installation.

Blacktusk custom stone signs are the perfect choice for personalizing the entrance to your home or commercial space. We provide to tee box markers, yardage signs, stone monuments, and golf course signage giving you a long lasting engraved and beautiful natural stone entranceway.