Granite - About Natural Stone Countertops
Granite Granite is an igneous rock, formed by the crystallization of molten lava. Minerals within granite typically appear as small flecks throughout the stone, creating a “salt and pepper” look. Other types have veining similar to marble. Granite is a dense - grained, hard stone. It can be highly polished or finished in a variety of other ways. A broad spectrum of color is available. Granite countertops are both beautiful and durable, easy to clean, resistant to heat and scratches. The afford-ability of granites and the wide range of colors makes it a great material for both kitchens counters, bathrooms counters and tile flooring.