The area of southern Evia is widely known for its Karystos slates. The terrain consists mainly of slate. Depending on the area the morphology changes resulting in changes in the attributes of the rocks.
As a result of all the above can be the different colors and the different quality of the Karystos slates. The choice of the area that the quarrying will take place must combine all the elements that will give chunks of rocks of bright color and good quality.