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Granite Countertop Installation and Repair in Canton

Looking to hire a granite fabricator in Canton, MI? Our company is called Abella Stone and we would like to introduce ourselves. We are a local Michigan wholesaler and fabricator of natural stone including granite, marble, and other types of stone. Here we can supply you with do-it-yourself counters or provide complete installation packages. Contact us today to discuss your project further.

Michigan Granite & Natural Stone Contractor in Canton

So you have already owned granite and love the look but are wondering what else can be done to the countertop to add a new dramatic look? Abella says, backlight it! Other customers in Canton, MI have installed lights underneath special colors of stone that are translucent so the stone will "glow" when the lights are turned on. No matter which color of stone used, the finished result is sure to be a great new look.

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3 Basic Types Of Rock (Shelby Township, MI)

There are three basic types of rock: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic.

Extremely common in the Earth’s crust, igneous rocks are volcanic and form from molten material. They include not only lava spewed from volcanoes, but also rocks like granite, which are formed by magma that solidifies far underground.

Typically, granite makes up large parts of all the continents. The seafloor is formed of a dark lava called basalt, the most common volcanic rock. Basalt is also found in volcanic lava flows, such as those in Hawaii, Iceland, and large parts of the U.S. Northwest.

Granite rocks can be very old. Some granite, in Australia, is believed to be more than four billion years old, although when rocks get that old, they’ve been altered enough by geological forces that it’s hard to classify them.

Sedimentary rocks are formed from eroded fragments of other rocks or even from the remains of plants or animals. The fragments accumulate in low-lying areas—lakes, oceans, and deserts—and then are compressed back into rock by the weight of overlying materials. Sandstone is formed from sand, mudstone from mud, and limestone from seashells, diatoms, or bonelike minerals precipitating out of calcium-rich water.

Fossils are most frequently found in sedimentary rock, which comes in layers, called strata.

Metamorphic rocks are sedimentary or igneous rocks that have been transformed by pressure, heat, or the intrusion of fluids. The heat may come from nearby magma or hot water intruding via hot springs. It can also come from subduction, when tectonic forces draw rocks deep beneath the Earth’s surface.

Marble is metamorphosed limestone, quartzite is metamorphosed sandstone, and gneiss, another common metamorphic rock, sometimes begins as granite. According to nationalgeographic.com

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