Difference between basalt and quartzite

The market share of basalt and quartzite in the stone market is gradually increasing, each has its own advantages and disadvantages, and plays a role in different places with different characteristics. What is the difference between basalt stone tile and quartz stone ?

The market share of basalt and quartzite in the stone market is gradually increasing, each has its own advantages and disadvantages, and plays a role in different places with different characteristics. What is the difference between basalt stone tile and quartz stone ?

The essential difference: Basalt belongs to natural stone; quartz stone is artificial stone, which is made in specific physical environment.

The difference in appearance: basalt stone tile has pores, mainly black; quartzite presents glass luster, which will not be scratched, and there is no air hole and radiation on the surface. Basalt will have a small amount of radiation, but it is generally within the safe range.

There are different uses: basalt stone tile is mainly used for indoor and outdoor decoration stone and other purposes, for example, as the raw material of “cast stone”, quartz stone is mainly used for cabinet countertop.

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