Common Stones

Common Stone Types


Granite is a coarse-grained, intrusive, felsic, igneous stone formed from magma deep in the earths crust. Granite is made of 65% silica crystals. Quartz, potassium feldspar and plagioclase feldspar generally are the main components in granite. Some common types of granite are Baltic Brown, Tropic Brown, Santa Cecelia, and Ubatuba.


Baltic Brown Granite


Verde Ubatuba Granite






Marble is a metamorphic stone formed by the re-crystallization of limestone. Marble is mostly made up of calcium carbonate. The most well known marble is Carrara marble from Italy. It has been used since the classical era for sculptures because of its beauty.


White Carrara Marble


Noir Saint Laurent Marble


Limestone is a sedimentary stone that is mostly made up of calcium carbonate along with small amounts of clay, shells, slit, and other small particles. This type of stone is formed under pressure and can contain other rock types, shells, and debris. Travertine, Indiana, and Coquina are all types of limestone.


Crema Europa Limestone


Travetino Noce Travertine






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