To help site visitors, industrial distributors, and contractors understand or clarify many terms used in the stone industry, Stonezone has included this one-of-a-kind glossary. The glossary is organized as an alpha listing to assist you to quickly find the term you are looking for.
Granite, from igneous rock, is a very hard, crystalline, and is primarily composed of feldspar, and quartz accompanied by one or more dark minerals. It is visibly homogeneous in texture. The term “Granite” is derived from the Latin word”Granum” (grain) because of its granular nature.
The cleaning products you use should only be strong enough to do the required task and no more. Always call your professional stone supplier, installer, or restoration specialist for problems that appear too difficult to treat yourself.