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The most popular natural stones, each with a unique
feel, touch and look, are:
Granite: Granite crystallizes from magma that cools
slowly, deep below the earth’s surface. Exceptionally slow
rates of cooling give rise to a very coarse-grained variety
called pegmatite. Granite used to identify a group of
minerals that often contains Quartz, Feldspar,
Plagioclase, etc and is igneous (or seem to be) in origin.
Usually have darker colors. Contains very little calcite, if
any. Provides a heavy crystalline and granular appearance
with mineral grains. It is very hard material and easier to
maintain than marble. It is still porous and will stain.
There are different types of granite depending on the
percentage mix of quartz, mica and feldspar.
formations and grain formation changes. One or a combination of these characteristics will affect the texture. Limestone has a
smooth granular surface. Varies in hardness. Some dense limestone can be polished. Common colors are black, grey, white, yellow
or brown. Limestone is known to contain lime from seawater.
Marble: A recrystallized limestone that formed when the limestone softened from heat and pressure and recrystallized into Marble
where mineral changes occurred. The main consistency is calcium and dolomite. Ranges in many colors and is usually heavily veined
and shows lots of grains.
Slate: The shale from which slate originate were deposited previously on clay beds. Subsequent earth movements tilted these beds
of shale, at first horizontal, and the intense metamorphism that converted these into slates folded and contracted them. Slate a
fine-grained stone that formed from clay, rock shale, and sometimes quartz. They are very thin which can break easily and usually
black, grey, or green.
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