Multicolor slate is basically a greenish gray colored slate with golden & rust colored marks. Multicolor slate is universally adored and appreciated due to its color and price. Multicolor slate stone is known for its excellent soft texture and cloudy surface that is displays upon honing. Multicolor slate tends to cleave very cleanly when it is split which renders a very smooth surface. Its color variation consists of grays, tans, and deep rusts and ochre's, but in a very specific way.