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Granite Countertops-Ottawa Granite Store Says Granite is Not What People Think, it is Man-Made!
-Ottawa granite store manager tells us "Granite is not what people think, most granite countertops are not from natural rock formations & are in fact fake rock!" This came as quite a surprise to me and probably to alot of people.
By: Best of Best Marble & Granite Ottawa
Thats right, George at Best of Best Marble & Granite Ottawa sells far more artificial granite than natural granite and most shops do. Natural granite is apparently a common felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular in texture. Natural granites are mostly white, pink, or gray in color, varying by their mineralogy. The word "granite" comes from the Latin granum, a grain, referring to the coarse-grained structure of these holocrystalline rocks. By definition, according to Wikipedia, granite is an igneous rock with at least 20% quartz and up to 65% alkali feldspar by volume.
But as George at Best of Best Marble & Granite (http://www.bestofbest.ca/
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