Don't Get Confused Between Quartzite and Quartz Countertops . We have Quartzite countertops in our kitchen in Dallas. Quartzite is a natural stone, not to be confused with a product called Quartz which is an engineered stone. Quartzite resembles marble very closely, but has more the properties of Granite. In fact, it is harder than granite. This photo shows Quartzite countertops.
Granite and quartz are two of the most popular countertop materials today. Each have their own strengths and weaknesses, so it’s very important to familiarize yourself with both before you make a decision. Along with picking our the right kitchen cabinet style, these two materials can change the look of your entire kitchen. Here’s a quick guide that will help you pinpoint the perfect countertop material for your kitchen.