Quartzite is a very confusing natural stone to most people. Researching the stone on the internet doesn’t help much either. One site will say it etches and another will say it doesn’t. There are a lot of inconsistent information on what quartzite actually is and what characteristics it possesses. So why is the information mixed? That’s most likely because quartzite is commonly mislabeled. There is the real quartzite, then there is marble or dolomitic marble that are often mislabeled as quartzite. Real quartzites properties are very consistent. Let’s get to know the real quartzite.