Cristallo Azul Quartzite
Cristallo Azul quartzite has an icy white background with gorgeous hues of blue and grey, resembling a sky on a cloudy day. Its very delicate appearance makes for a beautiful addition and an easy match when pairing with other stones and textures. The occasional hints of deep, royal blue surpass your initial expectations regarding this stone.
Quartzite is a stunning natural stone that is often seen as a viable alternative to marble. Cristallo Azul quartzite can be incorporated into the home in the form of kitchen countertops, bathroom countertops, backsplashes, and more. This natural stone is durable and the surfaces are scratch resistant and heat resistant. Choosing Cristallo Azul quartzite is an excellent decision considering that the stone will not only look good when installed but will maintain its appearance throughout the typical wear-and-tear of a home. Cristallo Azul would beautifully complement white cabinets, navy cabinets, and a variety of other home decor schemes. It is not hard to figure out why many homeowners love this natural stone. With all the benefits that it will offer to your home, Cristallo Azul quartzite is surely a great stone to have near the top of your wish list.
Material Type: Quartzite
Country of origin: Brazil
Colors: White, Blue
- 1. What is quartzite?
- Quartzite, not to be confused with quartz, is a natural metamorphic rock. Quartzite is a highly sought-after material due to its glassy appearance often resembling marble.
- 2. Is quartzite and quartz the same material?
- Quartzite is not the same material as quartz.
- 3. Can I install quartzite as a kitchen countertop?
- Yes, quartzite may be used for kitchen countertops.
- 4. Does quartzite need to be sealed?
- Yes, quartzite needs to be sealed. We recommend resealing quartz countertops 2 to 3 times per year.
- 5. Can I cut directly on quartzite countertops?
- You can cut and chop directly on your quartzite countertops, however it is not recommended as it may result in damage to your knives.
- 1. Do you provide free samples? How many samples can I take?
- At marble.com samples are free, and we encourage our clients to take up to ten samples per visit.
- 2. What materials can I find at your facilities?
- All Marble.com facilities carry slabs of granite, quartz, quartzite, marble, soapstone, slate, limestone, and travertine. Our Ridgefield Park yard has the largest selection, also offering slabs of gemstone, porcelain, and glass.
- 3. Why should I see a slab in person?
- Since every slab of natural stone is completely unique, we recommend visiting one of our facilities to see slab patterns and variations in person.
- 4. Where does your material come from?
- At marble.com we source our stone only from the most reputable quarries from around the globe, including those from Italy, Spain, Brazil, and India.
- 5. Why is some stone more expensive than others?
- Stone slabs that are extremely rare and boast unique colors tend to be more expensive than commonly found stone.
- 6. Do I have to seal natural stone?
- We do recommend sealing natural stone countertops periodically, the frequency of sealing the stone depends on the material.
- 7. What is a honed finish?
- A honed stone finish refers to the smooth, matte surface of the material, which creates a visibly lighter and softer tone. While honed finish might be an ideal design choice for some homeowners, it also makes the stone more susceptible to staining and etching.
- 8. Can a chip on my countertop be repaired?
- Most chips, smaller than a dime in diameter, can be repaired by the homeowner using a chip repair kit. We do recommend professional service care for larger chips.
- 9. Can I install my own countertops?
- We recommend professional installation, completed by our trained technicians for all major projects, however some smaller pieces may be installed by the customers.