As proud suppliers of Brazilian Quartzites, we couldn’t agree more with this article!
Brazilian Quartzites are fairly new to the natural stone application game.
These unique, high performing stones look like marble, act like granite but are yet to be fully recognised as much as its counterparts, for their worth…
VSG answer one of the most commonly asked question in the stone industry – how do Marble and Quartzite stack up against each other? This article gives you a quick geological run down between these two very popular natural stones.
Marble vs quartzite? Both are both naturally occurring rocks, that share similarities. Though they share certain functions and physical features, marble and quartzite differ greatly in geology so in turn, performance as a benchtop material.
How does marble, dolomite, granite and quartzite stand up against eachother? Where does Quartz fit in? Check out this infographic by Victoria Stone Gallery.
Comparing the performance of marbles, granites and quartzites is never easy, but is absolutely crucial when choosing a piece. As the slabs are completely natural, each is made up with individual mixtures of similar minerals. This is how we categorise stone into types, granite, marble etc. With natural stone, no two pieces are exactly alike, in look or in composition. This uniqueness is the magic of natural stone!
With coloured stone on trend, and on our minds, we were in absolute awe coming across this natural stone beauty. Blue marble with hints of green, border these stunning caves in Chile. The next place to add to your bucket list: Patagonia, Chile.
The kitchen can be a make-or-break room for potential buyers, so if yours is looking a little worse for wear and you plan to sell in the near future, a renovation might be a smart move. But which upgrades will make you a profit? Benchtop? Cabinets?