I learned a lot about the different properties of stone and how they wear. I also learned that many stones have similar attributes as concrete. Mainly the difference is that people understand (generally or more so) what it means to live with these natural stones and concrete is relatively newer and generally people aren't yet aware of what it means to live with it. Marco presented the different natural stones (limestone, travertine, onyx, marble, serpentine, sandstone, slate, quartzite, and granite). He was excited to introduce quartzite which is a beautiful stone that is very durable. He has started to fabricate it and we got to see some slabs of it. Very different and he thinks there will be a lot more talk about quartzite as the new natural stone. After seeing it and hearing about its attributes I would think that someone in the market for stone would definitely be excited about it!
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