About The Stone
Quartzite countertops are often confused with quartz countertops, but quartzite is a naturally occurring stone that is quarried in a similar way to granite and marble. It has the look of marble but is much easier to care for and provides higher durability against heat and scratches.
Won’t Etch with Acid
White Pearl Quartzite
Sea Pearl Quartzite
“I put in new quartzite countertops and couldn’t be happier with them. The installers did a fantastic job and were super friendly and knowledgeable!”
Like granite, quartzite is a natural mineral that can withstand heated pans from the oven and does not discolor. It also will not etch with acids.
Quartzite’s low porosity contributes to its antibacterial, anti-mold, and easy to clean nature. A soft cloth and soap will take care of most surface stains and dirt.
A: Yes, quartzite has a porous surface, so it needs to be sealed.