Percoco Marble
1280 W Bayaud Ave
Denver, CO 80223

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Stone Selection: Quartzites

Quartzites are also a metamorphic stone, starting out as a sandstone. These materials are primarily quartz with some small amount of other minerals (ie mica & feldspar). Owing to the density and hardness, these materials do not readily take an edge detail. For this reason we only offer an eased, ¼" double or single radius, ¼" double or single bevel, or a chiseled edge detail on these materials. The Natural Stone Institute has published a technical bulletin "Quartzite Need Not be a Confusing Stone".