Botero quartzite is a natural stone quarried in Espirito Santo, Brazil near the capital of Vitoria. The material displays a light-to-mid grey backdrop blended with a rich array of interwoven veins in dark grey, providing a classic look to its surface.
It is also is a versatile stone that works well in contemporary and traditional designs as well as in industrial and urban settings. In addition, Botero offers a variant to other stone within the family, namely to Bianco Eclipse and Superwhite quartzite. By offering a surface with a more subtle vein, tit suits delicate designs without overpowering its surroundings.
Botero is one of the toughest stones within the quartzite family and lends itself to the most demanding tasks in kitchens. You can also install it in other areas that will undergo traffic and floorings in bathrooms and vanity tops.
The lack of calcium in the material makes it impervious to acidic foods and liquids such as lemons which are commonly associated with etching of marble products that contain high levels of calcium.
This stone is classified as a granite in the USA and China but as a quartzite in the Continent, according to EU regulation in the classification of natural stones, which are allocated according to the mineral constitution of each material.
Botero quartzite comes in slabs with thicknesses of 20mm and 30mm and with dimensions covering an approximate area of six square meters which many times will cover the requirements of a small to medium sized room.
Features and benefits of Botero Quartzite surfaces:
- Increasingly popular material due to a mix of sophisticated looks with an element of crystalline minerals.
- Decadent and luxurious
- Extremely durable
- Available in earthy colours and stunning appearance
- Highly suitable for contemporary interiors
- Adds resale value to any property
- Honed finished provide vintage and old fashioned looks
- Easy maintenance regime
- Naturally strong: third strongest mineral on earth
- Natural product
- Suitable for food preparation areas