Quartz is one of the hardest materials on earth; actually, it is the most plentiful mineral in Earth's "continental crust" and is the most abundant and common mineral found on Earth's surface. It's hardness 7 on 'Mohs scale' and comes from Sedimentary and igneous rocks Environment.
The Quartz crystals are prevalently big and blameless. There are many types of natural quartz for kitchen countertops In Austin, TX with lots of colors and differences, such as Rock Crystal – which is a Colorless, transparent sort of Quartz, Rutilated Quartz – is yellow with a shape like a needle blinker style and Smoky Quartz – which is almost black, dark type of Quartz.
In few places in the world -the basic mineral can be found mixed with other minerals and natural materials such as Calcite, Fluorapatite (mostly in Afghanistan), Ilvaite (in Russia). Quartz also goes by the name of Silica (which depicts Quartz, Opal & Chalcedony).
In 1987 Caesar Stone Company established near the Caesarea Maritima – the ancient Roman city in Israel, they were the first manufactures of quartz slabs for kitchens usually distributed as quartz countertops by different models and a few more uses. Their surface slabs are made to be easy to transport, fabricate, and building for the fair home kitchen.
Quartz is one of nature's hardest fabrics – and is the main component in Quartz surfaces. Companies like CS caused a major change in the surfaces market by making a brand new type of surfaces out of Quartz in the mid-'80s. The Quartz surfaces were made from nearly 93% natural quartz mixture and a sum of tint and increased polymer resins.