Quarry

karerTANSKY GRANITE QUARRY. ADMINISTRATIVE AND GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION.

The Tansky deposit field with total area of 6.1 ha is located in Uman rayon of Cherkasy oblast, 2 km north-east of Tanske village and 1 km south of Kosenivka village.
Granites within the deposit field are characterised by homogeneity of structure, texture and colour.
Production capacity of the granite quarry is up to 1500 sqm per year.
The closest railway station of Potash is located 16 km north of the deposit, and the rayon administrative centre of Uman and Uman railway station are situated 21 km west of the deposit.
Town of Uman is on the Kyiv-Odesa highway.

GENERAL IDENTIFICATION CHARACTERISTICS:

The Tansky granite is grey, unevenly grained with the size of rock-forming mineral individuals of 0.5 to 25 mm. The texture pattern is massive and formed by coarse grains of grey feldspars with indistinct boundary lines contrasting with the background of a darker groundmass composed of small and medium-grained light-grey calcium feldspars, grey quartz and small inclusions of mica and mafic minerals.

img1Designation:  Tansky Granite (Tansky GG10)
Stone designation:  Granite

PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

Volume density: 2600 kg/cbm
Water absorption capacity: 0.35%
Compression breaking strength: 155-213 МРа
Flexural strength: –
Resistance to abrasion: 0.1 g/cbcm

MINERAL COMPOSITION

Microlin: 36-59
Sodium-calcium feldspar: 18-40
Quartz: 18-35
Biotite: 4-10
Other: 1-2
Natural background radiation corresponds to class 2.
The Tansky Granite deposit field is located in Tanske village of Uman rayon in Cherkasy oblast of Ukraine.    48.816396, 30.403186