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Phyllite is a type of metamorphic rock, that forms when shale is subjected to incredible heat and pressure for hundreds of millions of years underground. The resulting material is an outstanding natural stone that’s perfectly suited to roofing, flooring, cladding and much more.
Harder, denser and stronger than slate, or any of its other competitor materials, phyllite nevertheless splits easily during processing, and the mica particles on its surface give it an unmistakable ‘phyllitic sheen’.Find Out More
Phyllite is extremely rare – much more so than slate. But at SSQ, we’re lucky enough to own one of the finest phyllite quarries in the world – San Luis, in La Repressa, Argentina.
It’s here that we source our exclusive Riverstone phyllite, put the extracted material through the most rigorous quality checks, before distributing the very best of it to customers all around the world.Contact us