There are various types of natural stones in the world and each has its own unique beauty, characteristics, and applications to use. 

There are three types of stone; Frozen, metamorphic and sedimentary. Igneous rock formed by cooling, or solid-state transformation from liquid materials or semi-liquid in the Earth's upper mantle or crust. You can buy natural stone countertops in Austin, TX from various online sources.

Because formed under extreme pressure and high heat, the type of stone or rock tends to be very strong and solid. The metamorphic rocks are formed from existing rock types in the crust under conditions of variable high pressure, high temperature, chemical, and time.


This process results in mechanical defects chemically altered rock and mineral collection of old stone. a metamorphic rock tends to be some of the most beautiful, colorful, and the very thought of one dimension stone. Note that many of these metamorphic rocks are up to 3.8 billion years old.

Chemical sedimentary rock formed from deposits of chemicals such as salts dissolved weathering products of any existing stone. Chemical weathering produces a soluble salt, which in turn is stored in pools and fountains.

This process results in stones such as onyx and travertine particular. Onyx has a see-through and stunning appearance, scratches very easily and quite soft. Onyx can be used for furniture, architecture and design elements, fireplace and powder room.