Granite comes out of the earth. The majority of the world’s granite countertops are quarried in Brazil, Italy, India, and China. Each region has it’s own specific characteristics. Brazil is responsible for producing one of the world’s most unique granites
Quartz is an Engineered stone is a composite material made of crushed stone bound together. Since it has a uniform internal structure, it does not have hidden cracks or flaws that may exist in natural stone and also has a color/pattern consistency. Quartz countertops are man-made even though quartz is a natural material.