Danfu Color Stone, Xining
The scientific name of the Danfu Color Stone is “ pyrophyllite”. It derives from Danma Town in Nianzhong County of Qinghai Province. So it’s also called “ Danma Color Stone” or “ Kunlun Color Stone”. It’s produced from the 30-centimeter-deep rocky soil, which takes on the zonal structure. It has the texture of the crystal. Its colors are made up of white, yellowish brown, henna, purple, orange, etc.. Part of it is a little transparent and semitransparent. The quiet colors are soft. The texture is natural and fluent. It’s well arranged. Some textures look like rippling stream; some look like mountainous waves; some look like bright sunshine. They take on various patterns. The Danfu Color Stone is a kind of good ornamental stone.
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