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Granite & Marble company - London, Bedford, Milton Keynes

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Natural stone surfaces

Marble

Marble is a fine-grained to very course-grained metamorphic rock. Marble is often pure white, and if you can see crystals it may look sugary. Marble can be streaked (or marbled) with grey, green, brown or red. It's quite soft and will not scratch glass. Marble is formed from the metamorphism of limestone.

Quartz

Quartz has the same physical-mechanical features as granite. It has high-range hardness, and is offer used in similar external or internal applications to granite depending on the particular type.

Our range of quartz includes:

  • Arenastone
  • Silestone
  • Caesarstone

Granite

Granite is a coarse-grained intrusive igneous rock. It contains large interlocking crystals which are randomly orientated. It contains a number of minerals, mostly feldspars, which are pale grey or pinkish, and quartz which is white or grey. It also contains small black specs of mafic (dark coloured) minerals.

Granite is formed deep in the Earth's crust from large masses of cooling magma that never made it to the surface. Slow cooling produces the large crystals.

 

Where can I see full size slabs?

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Choosing your own full size slab of marble or granite is an important part of creating the kitchen you've always dreamed of. Choosing your slab and watching it come to life is a magical process.

View full size slabs at any of our suppliers across the UK.

Learn more about the exquisite but affordable marble we supply.
Call us on 01234 851 469

Chiltern Marble Factory Showroom, Bedford
15 Sunbeam Road
Kempston
Bedford Bedfordshire
MK42 7BY
Tel: 01234 851 469

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Business Design Centre, Islington
Unit 100, 52 Upper Street
Islington
London
N1 0QH
Tel: 0845 872 4225

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