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Luis Benito

Great Article Matteucci! Quartzite is the hardest countertop materials even harder than granite. It is ideal for any countertop surface due to its strength and long-lasting composition. Discover the wide selection of quartzite countertops at NW Granite & Marble, LLC, where they have served thousands of customers and completed more than 6500 installations till date.





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Joe Grahe

Easiest way to tell if you have quartzite is that it will readily scratch glass. I would be willing to bet that those of you that have experienced staining and etching were sold marble or calcite.

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Christine Hedrich

Luis, What color is the quartzite in the third photo? It's so beautiful and a nice way to warm up and all white kitchen!

   

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