What is the difference between #granite, #marble and #serpentine? Serpentine stone is often referred to as a marble or granite, however it is neither. Serpentine is a different category of stone that is harder and less porous than most types of granites, and at the same time possesses much better bending strength.
Buying Countertops: Plastic Laminates, Granite, and Solid Surfaces ..How to compare and choose the best countertop material—granite, plastic laminate, solid surface, wood, stainless steel, tile or other types. We walk you through the pros and cons of each and compare costs as well.