Natural Stone For Kitchen Countertops

Natural Stone For Kitchen Countertops

 

Natural Stone Slabs Selection

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White Granite Slabs
White Granite
Granite Countertop Slabs
Granite Countertop Slabs

222

Marble Countertop Slabs
 Marble Countertop Slabs
Onyx Countertop Slabs
Onyx Countertop Slabs

333

Quartzite Countertop Slabs
 Quartzite Countertop Slabs
Travertine Countertop Slabs
Travertine Countertop Slabs

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Granite

Granite is one of the most commonly used rocks in building materials. Granite looks beautiful and is formed by the slow crystallization of earth’s magma found below the land. Granite consists of various minerals like mica, feldspar, amphiboles, quartz and others. Due to these minerals, the color of granite is usually white, gray, pink and red while the dark colored minerals are visible from the rock.  

Benefits of Granite

Granite is admired by many people that is why it is used in most building items. It is a very durable and attractive looking rock and makes the kitchen counter look beautiful if it placed on the slabs. The reason why so many people choose granite for their kitchen countertops is because it has the ability to bear heavy weight and it can be polished really finely.  

Marble

Marble is basically formed when the limestone gets a lot of heat and pressure from the process called metamorphism. It is the combination of minerals such as the quartz, clay, micas, pyrite, graphite, iron oxides and calcite. It has light color and really smooth surface.  

Benefits of Marble

Marbles are commonly used for making kitchen countertops because they can bear heavy weight items and they can also have shiny polish and give a clean look to the kitchen. Marbles are also used in bathrooms and house flooring because of their durability.  

 

Quartzite

Quartzite is another beautiful rock that consists of mostly quartz. The Quartzite looks like a marble and is hard like granite. They come in white color and can also be grey or black.

Benefits of Quartzite

Quartzites are used for different purposes. They have superior quality than the other types of rocks used in building materials, but its consumption is still low. They are extremely beautiful and durable rock and they can make the kitchen countertops look ravishing.