Sourced from around the world, quartzite is composed almost entirely of quartz in different forms and comes in a wide variety of colors and patterns. Created under extreme pressure, this stone is remarkably hard and rates from 7-8 on the Mohs’ scale of hardness. In addition to solidity, it is also very stain resistant. This makes it ideal for a wide variety of installations.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Quartzite Countertops


  • Looks Like Marble, it’s unique

  • It’s Durable

  • Easy to maintain

  • UV Resistant


  • Prone to scratches

  • It’s expensive, Despite being cheaper than marble, quartzite is still an expensive material for countertops

  • Porous and Quartzite is a porous material that needs to be sealed. 

  • Not resistance to heat

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