KITCHEN COUNTERTOPS - VANITIES - FIREPLACES - and more...              SERVING:  Rockland,  Westchester,  Orange,  Bergen County  Areas

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Barocco Marble and Granite Barocco ONLINE Store 845.623.0410 - ChestnutRidge, NY

Kitchen Countertops  •  Bathroom Vanities  •  Fireplaces  •  Flooring

Natural: Granite, Marble, Limestone, Soapstone
Man-made: CaesarStone, HanStone, Cambria, Silestone
Recycled: IceSlate

All types of Fabrication and design possibilities are met from the simple to
the extraordinary, baths, kitchens, fireplaces, and furniture.
State of the art machinery is used to ensure a perfect project completion.

With over 20 years experience in the business, Barocco meets all of the
needs of it's clientele from Rockland, Westchester, and Orange counties
and the nearby Bergen County N.J.

With a showroom and fabricating facilities in Rockland County, NY, Barocco marble and granite cuts stone
for a range of interior and exterior design applications.

Clients are encouraged to visit one of the largest inventories of granite & marble slabs in the area.

   Granite is a common and widely occurring type of intrusive, felsic, igneous rock. Granite has a medium to coarse texture, occasionally with some individual crystals larger than the groundmass forming a rock known as porphyry.

   Granite is currently known only on Earth where it forms a major part of continental crust. Granite often occurs as relatively small, less than 100 stock masses (stocks) and in batholiths that are often associated with orogenic mountain ranges.
   Marble is a non foliated metamorphic rock resulting from the metamorphism of limestone, composed mostly of calcite (a crystalline form of calcium carbonate)

   This metamorphic process causes a complete recrystallization of the original rock into an interlocking mosaic of calcite, aragonite and/or dolomite crystals. The temperatures and pressures necessary to form marble usually destroy any fossils and sedimentary textures present in the original rock.

   Pure white marble is the result of metamorphism of very pure limestones. The characteristic swirls and veins of many colored marble varieties are usually due to various mineral impurities such as clay, silt, sand, iron oxides, or chert which were originally present as grains or layers in the limestone. Green coloration is often due to serpentine resulting from originally high magnesium limestone or dolostone with silica impurities.