Porcelain is a type of ceramic that has been fired under very high temperatures.
Its made from a mixture of natural clay, feldspar , mineral oxides and kaolin. The mixture is wet-milled to a liquid slurry.
This slurry is then dried and formed into large slabs of porcelain. Each slabs is fired under extremely high temperatures.
APPEARANCE: Both quartz and porcelain offer a wide variety of colors and patterns. Quartz offers more choices when it comes to finishes
DURABILITY Both materials are highly durable and man-made. The biggest difference is that quartz can not be used outdoors because of the use of resins.