Quartzite

Quartzite:

  • Main mineral is quartz
  • Throughout the stone you can see constant patterns of quartz crystals
  • Designs tend to be softer and subtle in nature with plenty of movement and different colors
  • Similar to marble but its non porous and requires less maintenance
  • Metamorphic rock that originated as sandstone
  • Through a process of high heating and pressurization, the sandstone transforms into quartzite
  • Very durable rock, shares similarities to granite in this category