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Granite Countertop Installation and Repair in Grosse Pointe Farms

Do you want a granite company in the Grosse Pointe Farms, MI area that has non-pushy, non-commission sales people that can just give you a straight answer? Look no further because Abella Stone is here to help. We can take your approximate measurements over the phone, fax or email and give you a budgetary price without even coming to our facility. Contact us today and receive a free quote.

Michigan Granite & Natural Stone Contractor in Grosse Pointe Farms

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 Grosse Pointe Farms, 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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Marble Definition (Shelby Township, MI)

Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of recrystallized carbonate minerals, most commonly calcite or dolomite. It is commonly used for sculpture and as a building material. 

Marble is a rock resulting from metamorphism of sedimentary carbonate rocks, (most commonly limestone or dolomite rock). Metamorphism causes variable recrystallization of the original carbonate mineral grains. The resulting marble rock is typically composed of an interlocking mosaic of carbonate crystals. Primary sedimentary textures and structures of the original carbonate rock (protolith) have typically been modified or destroyed.

Pure white marble is the result of metamorphism of a very pure (silicate-poor) limestone or dolomite protolith. The characteristic swirls and veins of many colored marble varieties are usually due to various mineral impurities such as clay, silt, sand, iron oxides, or chert which were originally present as grains or layers in the limestone. Green coloration is often due to serpentine resulting from originally high magnesium limestone or dolostone with silica impurities. These various impurities have been mobilized and recrystallized by the intense pressure and heat of the metamorphism. According to Wikipedia

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