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noun 
  1. A group of igneous and plutonic rocks composed primarily of feldspar and quartz. Usually contains one or more dark minerals, which may be mica, pyroxene, or amphibole. Granite is quarried for building stone, road gravel, decorative stone, and tombstones. Common colors are gray, white, pink, and yellow-brown.
  • Varieties:
    1. Soda-granite
    2. Quartz monzonite
Etymology: From granit, from granito.


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