In remodeling a recent home we did the person didn't want standard grantie countertops.
They referenced that NT Times article from 2008 ( I think that's when it was published) that talked about high levels of radiation coming from standard granite.
I recommended a glass and stone composite...
Granite Slab Pricing:It can be difficult to find out the price of granite slabs to the contractor. Checked today for pricing from one supplier of Granite Slabs here in Illinois:
Giallo Foritto: 115" x 75" $800
Giallo Vincenza: 126" x 76" $1080
Giallo Ornamental: 118" x 72"...