Granite Countertops

Granite is the stone so many have come to love.   M & R Marble and Granite understands that a granite countertop will not only add style to your kitchen or bathroom, but it will help to increase the value of your home.  You won’t have to sacrifice durability and practicality for the beautiful look of a granite counter.  Granite is an igneous rock with a unique interlocking crystallized structure that makes it extremely durable.  When looking for a countertop option that lets you enjoy your kitchen or bathroom without the worry of damage, a granite countertop is your top choice.  

Granite is an optimal choice for solid surface countertops. The color of granite varies depending on the crystal that is in the stone piece.  The most common colors you will find in granite are white, gray, black, pink and orange.  

The crystals that make up granite are:

  • Quartz - the most common crystal in granite and makes the solid surface resilient to impact, heat and daily wear
  • Mica - has a metallic luster that keeps your granite countertop with that just-polished look
  • Feldspar - the second most common substance found in granite and is responsible for the color of your granite countertop
  • Horneblende and Biotite -  the crystals in the granite that creates the salt and pepper look