(photo credit: www.connecticutstone.com) Quartzite “Super White” So, it’s back to school time, we’re sharpening our pencils and off for a little knowledge about stone. This can be very helpful in selecting materials, so let’s forge ahead! Granite is an igneous rock which means that it has crystallized and solidified from lavas molten state. Granite is […]
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Q&A: Why is granite more scratch resistant than marble or soapstone?
By Stone Center Inc on December 11, 2014 in Geology Tidbits, Q&A
To answer this question, we need to have a little geology lesson. But wait, don’t run away! We’ll keep things simple, and we think you’ll find it fascinating to know a bit more about that awesome stone you have or might put in your house. Granite, marble, limestone, even engineered quartz products all contain various […]