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Best White Granite Countertops For Kitchen Countertops

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The Following Are The Top White Granite Colors For Kitchen Countertops And Backsplashes.


1: River White Granite:


White Kitchen Cabinet With River White Granite Countertops


River White Granite Slabs


River White Granite Is Also Known As Valley White And Comes From India Mines.The Background Is a Translucent White With Gray,Blue And Taupe Veins And Burgundy Patches Running Throughout.The Pattern Is More Linear Than Some Granites,Thus The Reference To Rivers.


Unlike Many Granites,You Can Find It In Slabs Over 8'x 8'.This Makes It Ideal For Use On Large Islands Without Worrying About Seaming.The Slabs Are Polished Before Shipment And An Epoxy Is Used To Fill In Any Cracks Or Natural Pits That Would Interfere With The Smoothness Of The Surface.


2: White Ice Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And White Ice Granite Countertops


White Ice Granite


White Ice Granite Is Mined In Brazil And Quantities End Up Being Quite Limited Which Accounts For The Higher Price On This Stone.


White Ice Made Its Name In The Granite Countertop Field Because Of Its Snowy White Background And The Contrast Of The Dark Veins And Patches.This One Also Has Some Blue Veining In It And Slabs Are Usually 8’ x 8’In Size With The Occasional Slab Larger Than That.White Ice Is Cut To 3 Cm Thick,Making It One Of The Nicer Slab Products For Granite.


3: Colonial White Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And Colonial White Granite Countertops


Colonial White Granite


Colonial White Granite Is Known For Its Consistent Veining With Grays,Blues And Taupe Highlighted In The Stone.It Is Quarried From Café Crème – One Of The Deepest Mines In India And Able To Produce Extremely Large Slabs Averaging 12’ x 12’.This Is One Of The Granites That Are Cut In a Bookmarked Fashion Where Slab One And Two Mirror Each Other.


4: Super White Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And Super White Granite Countertops


Super White Granite Is Not Granite At All.It’s Actually a Quartzite,Which Is Harder Than Granite And Has Equal Or Better Durability.Some Suppliers Actually List It As Marble,So Check For a Supplier That Charges a Granite Price And Save Money.And,To Add To The Confusion,It Is Also Called Fantasy White In Some Areas And White Vermont In The Northeast.


The Slab Designs Could Be Described As Looking From a Plane Down Into The Arctic Ocean.The Veining Is Various Shades Of Gray From Very Light To Very Deep With a Hint Of Undertones Of Blue.


5: Kashmir White Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And Kashmir White Granite Countertops


Kashmir White Granite


Kashmir White Granite Is Found In The Same Areas Where Garnets Are Found In Southern India.As a Result,It Sometimes Has Small Inclusions Of Garnets Embedded In The Slab.The Patterns Of Greys And Black Mica Give An Overall Salt And Pepper Appearance With Swaths Of Veining Running Across It.


Unfortunately,This Beautiful And Very Popular Granite Has Some Major Drawbacks When Used For Kitchen Countertops.It Is Extremely Porous And Therefore,Stains Too Easily.


Worse Yet,The Best Sealant Does Not Help Prevent It From Staining.It Also Means That It Needs Cleaning With Granite Cleaner At Least Every Other Day Instead Of Weekly.


6: Alaska White Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And Alaska White Granite Countertops


Alaska White Granite


Alaska White Granite From Brazil Is a Beautiful Blend Of Palest Silver And Frosty Whites Highlighted With Neutrals And Onyx Hues That Glitter With a Warm Glow In Sunlight And Under Kitchen Lighting.Because It Comes In a Fairly Large Range Of Slab Sizes,It Is An Ideal Choice For Any Application In The Kitchen.


This Is Another Granite That Is Bookmarked During The Cutting Process,Which Allows For Matching The Flow Patterns For Seaming Or For Consistency In Other Areas Of The Kitchen.It Works Especially Well With Gray,Black,White And Dark Brown Cabinet Tones.You Might Consider a Glass Tile Backsplash If You Want To Add Drama Or Color.


The Patterns In This Granite Are Reminiscent Of a Forest Floor In Winter; It Varies From Smaller Veining To Larger Patterned Colors.


7: Brazil-Mined White Spring Granite:


Kitchen With Dark Cabinets And White Spring Granite Countertops


White Spring Granite


Brazil-Mined White Spring Granite Is One Of The All-Time Classic White Granites In Use In Kitchens Around The World.


One Of Its Trademarked Characteristics Is The Reddish Tones Of The Veining That Ramble Their Way Through The Snow White To Dark White Backdrop.


This Is a Close-Up View Of White Spring Granite From Southern Brazil With a Dark White Background While The Photo Below Has a Snowy White Background.It’s The Red Pigment That Makes This Granite So Perfect As a Contrast To Cherry Or Mahogany Cabinets.


8: Moon White Granite:


Kitchen With Gray Cabinets And Moon White Granite Countertops


Moon White Granite


Moon White Granite Comes From a Mine In India Where Rust And Taupe Colors Predominate Due To Oxidation Over Millions Of Years.The Slab Colors Are Consistent Year After Year Which Makes This Ideal For Doing One Countertop At a Time If The Budget Demands It.Rarely,If Ever,Does This Granite Have Black Spots.


9: White Galaxy Granite:


Kitchen With Black Cabinets And White Galaxy Granite Countertops


White Galaxy Granite Is One Of The Granites Mined In China.The Striking Blue,Gray Swirls And Dark Blue Specks That Occur In This Granite Is The Key To Its Personality.


10: Aspen White Granite:


Traditional Kitchen With White Cabinets And Aspen White Granite Countertops


Aspen White Granite Is Quarried In Namibia,South Africa And Processed In Italy Since There Are Few Factories And Craftsman In The Area Of The Mine.Even Though This Is a New Mine,There Are Huge Slabs Already Coming Out But The Veining And Mottling Will Vary From Block To Block So Buy All You Need At One Time.


11: White Fantasy (See Super White) Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And White Fantasy Granite Countertops


White Fantasy (See Super White) Granite Is One Of The Best For a Marble-Like Finish.


12: Delicatus White Granite:


Kitchen With Brown Cabinets Delicatus White Granite Countertops


Delicatus White Granite Is Found Only In Brazil And As Is Typical Of Brazilian White Granites,The Background Is Clear Rather Than Muddled As Some Are Prone To Be.Delicatus Sports Black Embedded Crystals To Give It The Sparkle That Many Homeowners Prefer.


13: Glacier White Granite:


Kitchen With Maple Cabinets And Glacier White Granite Countertops


Glacier White Granite Is a China Granite That Has a Translucent White Background With Gray Striations In Various Shades Throughout It.Not All Glacier White Slabs Are Marble-Like – Some Are Mottled And Speckled With a More Traditional Granite Appearance.


14: Thunder White Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And Thunder White Granite Countertops


Thunder White Granite Is An Unusual Stone From Brazil As It Is Known For Its Close-Knit Pattern In Grays And Dark Red Tones,Giving The Stone The Feel Of a Thunder Storm Rumbling In The Distance.The Kitchen Below Courtesy Of Kitchen Capital Uses The Same Granite Slabs As The Backsplash.One Of The Largest Benefits Of This Granite Choice Is That It Can Be Finished In More Ways Than Any Other Granite.


15: Alpine White Granite:


Country Kitchen With Alpine White Granite Countertops


Alpine White Granite Is Yet Another Of The Brazilian Granites But This One Has Hints Of Turquoise And Occasionally Turquoise Chips Will Be Found Embedded In The Slab And Is a Bookmarked During Cutting.Additionally,This Is One Of The Few Stone Slabs Where The Factory Adds a Mesh Backing To Prevent Damage During Transport.


16: Arctic White Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And Arctic White Granite Countertops


Arctic White Granite Is Imported From The Mines In Finland And Has One Of The Most Naturally Reflective Surfaces Of Any Granite Around– Not To Mention That It Is One Of The Only White Granites That Have Few Colored Pigmentations.It’s As Close To Being a Fallen Snow Granite As One Would Desire.It Is Excellent For Fireplace Surrounds As Well.


17: White Pearl Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And White Pearl Granite Countertops


White Pearl Granite Is Found In Two Nations In The World: Saudi Arabia And The United States.The Coloring In The Slabs From Saudi Arabia Is Grayer And From The U.S.More Taupe-Pink In Shades If Any Pigmentation Is Seen At All.The Background Is The Color Of The Inside Of The Oyster Shell Where Pearls Are Formed.


18: Princess White Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And Princess White Granite Countertops


Princess White Granite Is One Of The Other Most Popular Versions Of Granite That Mimics Carrera Marble.Coming Out Of The South African Mines In Namibia The Whirls Form Eddies That Pool Into Various Areas Of The Surface.The Colors Are Predominantly Grays And Whites With Soft Robin Egg Blue Undertones.


19: White Ornamental Granite:


Kitchen With Black Cabinets And White Ornamental Granite Countertops


White Ornamental Granite – Sometimes Referred To As Just Ornamental – Is One Of Those Brazilian Granites That Has Variation Qualities That Are All In The Same Tones – Generally Taupe And Tans.This Makes It Ideal For Monotone Or Sophisticated Design.Accent It With Contrasting Cabinet Colors Or Pops Of Color In Accessories.


20: Andromeda White Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And Andromeda White Granite Countertops


Andromeda White Granite Has a Creamy-White Background From Sri Lanka.Cloud Type Grey Veins Are Peppered With Mahogany-Onyx Spatters.Because Of The Predominance Of The Softened Background,It Works Well With White,Cream,Tan,Dark Brown And Reddish Toned Cabinets.Not Only Does It Work Well With Contemporary Styling,It Is Especially Nice With French Country And American Craftsman Styles As Well.


21: Supreme White Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And Supreme White Granite Countertops


Supreme White Granite Can Be Very Elegant With Large Areas Of Striations,Swirls And Pooling Eddies Or Can Be a Dark White Freckled All Over With Grays And Browns And Hints Of Yellow.Mined In Northern India This Is The Granite That You Would Typically See In Fountains And Monuments.Labs Are Available In 2 Cm That Are Suitable For Backsplashes And Walls Or In 3 Cm For Countertops And Floors.


22: White Wave Granite:


Kitchen With Dark Cabinets And White Wave Granite Countertops


White Wave Granite From Brazil Is a Dark White Background With Patterns Of Large Whirls That Give The Overall Impression Of Waves Ebbing On The Beach.


23: White Tiger Granite:


Kitchen With White Cabinets And White Tiger Granite Countertops


White Tiger Granite Comes From Thailand – The Land Symbolized By The Tiger.The Stone Has Two Main Patterns; One Is Where The Markings Remind One Of a Tiger’s Skin.The Other Looks More Like The Paw Tracks Left In Sandy Soil On a Thai Beach.


24: Valley White Granite:


Kitchen With Broen Cabinets And Valley White Granite Countertops


Valley White Granite Is One Of The Marble Mimics That Provides The Sense Of Luxury Without The Upkeep And Maintenance Of The Real Stuff.Because The Markings Are Long And Separated,This Works Well In Any Traditional,Classic Or Country Home.


25: Bethel White Granite:


Modern Kitchen With Bethel White Granite Countertops


Bethel White Granite Is Quarried In Bethel,Vermont – U.S.A.– And Has a Reputation For Being The Finest Substitute For The Look Of Marble.It Looks Enough Like Carrera Marble That The La Grande Arche De La Défense In Paris Is Being Refaced With This Granite After The Carrera Fell Off The Side Of The Arch And a Spire In Abu Dhabi Was Recently Finished In This Granite.



How Much Does Granite Countertops Cost:


For Diy Installation,Slab Granite Prices Start Around $50 Per Square Foot And Go Up As High As $200 Per Square Foot While Granite Tile Prices Run As Cheap As $10 Per Square Foot To $80 On The Top End.


Prices Are Based On The Clarity Of The Color,Treatment Or Non-Treatment,Size And Thickness.The Thinner The Slice,The Cheaper The Price And The Less Durable It Is For Kitchen Use.The Average Thickness Of Granite Is Either 2 Or 3cm And Generally The Longest Slab Is Between 8 And 10 Feet.


These Prices Are For Unsealed,Unfinished Stone And You Can Expect To Add More To The Cost If You Want The Granite Sealed,Have a Specialty Cut Or Rounded Edges,Or Special Finish – Such As a Leather,Honed Or Polished.


For Professional Tile And Stone Mason Installation,The Cost Will Jump About $100 - $250 For Slab And $50 - $75 For Tile Depending On How Difficult The Cutting Process Is.

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