- Published: Wednesday, 12 March 2014 15:54
Have you ever wondered where in the world does that granite in your kitchen countertop and island come from? Or what it is made of and how was it made? Finding out what mind-boggling forces were involved in creating that unique piece in your kitchen is a great way for its better appreciation. And here is how the story goes…
Extraction from the Quarry
Million years ago, rested within our Mother Earth’s mantle and crust are the magma that comes hundreds of feet below its surface. When the intermixing of the minerals and rocks from it cools down, the magma hardens and a formation of rocks with unique color combination and striation is the end product of this process.