Quartz's in comparsion to Quartzite
February 18, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Quartz is a natural product, looking for the hardness of Quartz, I am thinking Quartzite as a composite of Quartz and sand is fired in fabrication just as "Full Body Porcelain" process.
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You may be right that the term is used for this type of product, but in geologic terms quartzite is a mix of quartz and other minerals where the major portion of the stone is quartz.
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Quartzite is a naturally occurring metamorphic rock. It is harder than granite. It makes a great countertop. "Quartz" countertops as they are often referred to - are a manmade product - consisting of about 93% natrual quartz stone that is ground up, color added and a resin binder added to hold it all together and make it nonporous. Quartz countertops are manufactured under a variety of names such as Cambria, Caesarstone, Hanstone, Silestone, Zodiac and more. They also make great countertops. These two products are completely different!
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