Quartz, which often mimics granite or marble, is a mix of mineral, color, and resin, offering beauty and toughness in a vast array of colors and patterns. It’s also one of the hardest materials in the world, making it a perfect choice for busy kitchens. If you’re considering quartz, here are some other features and characteristics to note: • Harder and less porous than granite • Superior stain, heat & bacteria resistance • Maintenance free - no sealing or polishing needed