Yosemite Quartzite works very well in kitchens and bathrooms, and can also be cut into beautiful floor tiles or used to pave patios and gardens. Quartzite is a metamorphic rock that originates as sandstone, and usually varies in color from white to gray. It is commonly used in construction because it is such a strong and durable stone. Because of its stunning beauty, it is also commonly used as decoration. Yosemite Quartzite is known for its ability to add both beauty and functionality to the inside or outside of a home.