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Basalt Lava Interlocking Wall Tiles

Basalt IL Tiles

Basalt Lava Interlocking Wall Tiles

Showcase clean lines and modern style with the use of the Basalt Interlocking Tile made from cooled lava. Take your project from ordinary to extraordinary!

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The Basalt IL Tile Collection

Where Modern met Lava.

Basalt Interlocking Tiles are a righteous marriage of design, technology, and extraordinary stone. Large slabs of cooled basaltic lava rock are cut and honed into individual strips, which are then mesh mounted, creating a modern wall tile so sleek and so contemporary you might just forget all about the Victorian Era. Smooth and silky to the touch, the natural honed finish of our Basalt IL Tile is refined and luxurious. Lava rock tile is ideal for just about anywhere a bold statement should be made, including exterior or interior feature walls, backsplashes, powder rooms, showers, and retaining walls.

Two Exceptional Colors. Norstone’s Legendary Craftsmanship.

Basalt IL Tiles are available in two modern and contemporary colors, Ash Grey and Ebony. Both fitting closely within the gray & black color tones, Basalt IL tiles prove that gray is the “it” color of modern design and styling. Combined with the precision and quality that comes with owning our manufacturing process from quarry to distributor, Basalt IL Tiles, our newest offering, achieve the highest standards in color, calibration, packing, and service that Norstone has built its reputation on. Experience the difference premium stone and decades of industry experience and manufacturing know how make with this basalt stone tile product.

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Norstone's Basalt Interlocking Lava Rock Tile

The Unit Dimensions

One Unit - 9 staggered 12" Basalt Strips
Full Unit Dimensions: 15" Tall x 17" Wide**
** Includes Grout Gaps
4 Tile Mats per box - 35 lbs
1 Mat = 1.3 square feet - 7 lbs

Individual Strip Dimensions

Large Strip: 2.4" Tall x 12" Wide
Medium Strip: 1.4" Tall x 12" Wide
Small Strip: 1" Tall x 12" Wide
*Variable thickness: 0.4" - 0.6" Thick


Basalt Stone is an extrusive igneous rock formed by the rapid cooling of basalt magmas and lavas at or near the earth’s surface. The un-weathered Basalt that our products are manufactured from exhibit pristine grey to black coloring that has been untouched by the elements for millions of years and is peerless in terms of beauty in the natural stone world, making the Basalt IL tile the perfect choice for modern wall tile applications.

Norstone Basalt IL Tiles are made from 100% natural stone and create a modern wall tile look as unique as it is contemporary.

Ash Grey and Ebony Basalt are both pure Basalt.


Smooth to the touch and pleasing to the eye, Basalt IL tiles take the striking beauty of natural Basalt stone and turn it into an extraordinarily unique modern wall tile package. With a linear look fashioned from individual strips of natural stone mounted together into a single unit, the Basalt IL product is a modern wall tile package that will create a hip, sexy, and modern look wherever it is used.

Norstone Basalt IL Tiles are ideal for:

Interior or Exterior projects where the look of a modern wall tile is needed.
Residential Projects, including feature walls, kitchens, bathrooms, fireplaces, backsplashes, showers & other water features.
Commercial Applications, including office, retail, restaurant / bar, hotels, casinos, hospitality and medical builds outs.

For more detailed installation instructions, please visit our installation guide.


Basalt IL Tiles are a modern wall tile both in look, as well as installation. Each tile unit consists of 9 strips mounted on a mat to for ease of installation. Similar to any standard natural stone wall tile installation, the working surface should be a prepared cementitious substrate, most often cement board. The tile mats are fixed to the wall using a polymer modified tile thinset and then grouted with un-sanded grout. Like most natural stones, Basalt IL Tiles are designed to be cut on a tile wet saw.

Wherever Basalt IL Tiles are used, the installation experience will be similar to other mat mounted tile products, which offer quick installation and consistent grout lines and spacing.

Natural Stone Sealer

Basalt is a porous stone, thus it easily attracts and retains oils, dirt, and other contaminants. Norstone recommends taking the necessary precautions during handling and installation to keep the tiles clean and sealing all Basalt applications with a water based, penetrating natural stone sealer once complete. Natural stone sealers have different characteristics as it relates to color enhancement and sheen, so please test any sealer prior to application on a scrap piece of stone or in an inconspicuous area.

Pricing & Availability

Norstone's Basalt Interlocking Tile Range is available nationwide.

Wherever you might be located, Norstone can be purchased either manufacturer-direct from our offices or via a trained distributor in your local area. Norstone products are consistently kept In Stock either in distributor warehouses around the country or in one of our national distribution hubs. This means shorter lead-times for most projects.

To be connected to a distributor or for help with your project directly, we encourage you to give us a call. You can reach your regional office by calling us at 1 (877) 210 9248, or please connect with us via our contact form.

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