Marble: Marble falls on the mid-range on the hardness scale. A marble slab is suitable for internal use because of its mirror-like polish finish.
Granite: Granite is known for its hardness and resistance to wear and tear, which makes it a highly-sought-after stone for the home. This stone is available in a range of colors with veined and patterned varieties.
Travertine: This stone comes from a porous calcareous rock. The color range is limited to grays, yellows, reds, and dark brown. It is commonly used for interior applications, but in warmer climates, it can be used outdoors.
Onyx: With a high polish, an onyx slab is used to make a statement. This stone typically has many veins throughout a piece.
Limestone: Formed from a sedimentary rock, this natural stone is rarely polished. Limestone is suitable for exterior and interior uses.
Quartzite: With a high-range of hardness, this stone has the same physical and mechanical features as granite. Many people are leaning towards a quartzite slab and granite slab when it comes to kitchens. It is becoming a popular choice for flooring as well.
Semiprecious: Semiprecious stones consist of quartz, amethyst, agate, jasper, and petrified wood. These types of accents are used around the world in luxurious hotels and residences. Semiprecious stones should not be placed in areas with intense heat.
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