Tempest Blue


Tempest Blue is a metamorphic rock that is formed when quartz rich sandstone is altered by heat, pressure and chemical activity. Tempest Blue quartzite is perfect for kitchen and bathroom applications, as well as outdoor living spaces.Most of the selections are in the grey and white tones, but certain minerals cast a spectrum of colors into the material. Quartzites are scratch and acid-resistant, so they will not etch. The hardness level can vary greatly; we recommend the material be sealed per your contractor’s direction. Acid resistance with a soft, elegant appearance makes Tempest Blue quartzite a popular material selection with our clients.

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Close your eyes and imagine a stormy sky with dark and light grey clouds blended together? You’re probably picturing the remarkable Tempest Quartzite Countertops that are like nothing you’ve seen before! Blending together multiple colors of whites, greys, blacks, oranges, and browns, these quartzite countertops create a remarkable focal point for any space in your home

Additional information

Heat resistance




Scratch resistance


Slab thickness

1 1/4", 3cm

Stain resistance


Stone type