Granite is commonly used for countertops as well as for floor tiles, wall tiles, other surfaces such as fireplaces, columns, balustrades, water tables, steps, thresholds & windowsills. It's much harder then marble and can be used practically for anything at your home or business.
The term "granite" is used to cover a group of related
stones, all of which have their origin deep in the earth's molten mantle.
As this extremely hot liquid material rises and cools, it forms a
crystalline, granular structure, hence the term granite. Granite and other
granite-like stones are formed of very hard minerals such as quarts,
feldspar and mica, which are fused together into a very hard stone
ideal for kitchen countertops because its polish is resistant to acids
such as citrus and vinegar and is hard to resist scratching from knives,
pots and pans.
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