StoneShop: 670 Deer Road, Suite 202 • Cherry Hill, NJ 08034      
Call: (856) 428-2424       » Read our Reviews
Types of Materials and Their Uses
marble

Marble

Metamorphic rock composed of or containing calcium carbonate/calcium, mid-range hardness, formed by fine grain crystals. Suitable for interior use

granite

Granite

Granular igneous rock of volcanic origin containing feldspar and quartz. Very hard, resistant to heavy wear. Suitable for interior and exterior applications

travertine

Travertine

Porous calcareous rock, easy to work, wide range of color tones, surface can be honed, antiqued or polished. Suitable for interiors, exterior for warm climates

onyx

Onyx

Fine, tight grain, dense crystalline, translucent stones with unique veins. High polished finish, interior application

limestone

Limestone

Sedimentary rock of calcium carbonate, honed or textured finishes available. Variety of colors, suitable for interior and exterior in dimensional sizes

quartzite

Quartzite

Compact granular stone with quartz crystals. High range hardness, often used in place of granite, interior and exterior

semi-precious

Semi-precious

Beautiful natural stones hand selected, sometimes hand assembled, to transform into unique art form. Interior use