Quartz-based stones include sandstone (even those that are not truly quartz-based), quartzitic sandstone, metaquartzite, and quartzite, and quartz conglomerates. Included in this section is a list of applicable standards and test methods for quartz-based, descriptions and standards for related construction components, standard finish descriptions, geological and petrographic descriptions of quartz-based, physical and mechanical property requirements, as well as descriptions of common repairs and reinforcements. This chapter is taken from the 2022 Dimension Stone Design Manual (DSDM). Click here
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