Written by Amanda Kaiser on November 05, 2019
Edited By Brian Freeman, Last Updated On February 28, 2023
Reviewed By Samantha Peterson
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Granite countertops are a distinctive presence in many homes today. But many homeowners wonder more about the material. What makes up granite? What is the density of the natural stone?
What is Density?
Density is the mass of a substance per unit measure. This number is typically expressed in terms of specific gravity. Specific gravity is the density of the rock or mineral as compared to that of water. These numbers are measured in grams per cubic centimeter.
What is the Density of Granite?
The density of granite is measured at about 2.6-2.7. Granite is an igneous rock made up of minerals such as quartz and feldspar. To compare with other stones used for countertops, its density makes granite one of the denser countertop materials that you can find.
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When it comes time to get the job done, our fabrication and installation teams have the equipment and expertise it takes to get your project cut and delivered the right way, every time. We at Marble.com are known for our incredibly quick turnaround, as we understand having countertops and other mainstays installed quickly and properly is important to our customers. We value your time, and our goal is to create the best work possible and have you enjoying it as possible.
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