Granite is one of the natural stones that is widely used in construction. Resistant rock is the result of the cooling of molten materials. Granite is a stone that has many mines around the world, especially in Iran. The variety of colors and shapes of granite makes it suitable for all structures.
What is granite?
Granite is derived from the word granum meaning derivative. Granite is one of the igneous rocks which is mainly composed of quartz, feldspar, and some dark minerals. But in general, granite is a rock with specific grains and crystalline that has a grain-equal or unequal grain texture. Typically, the main composition of this rock is two types of feldspar (alkaline feldspar plus plagioclase sodium or two types of alkaline feldspar) and quartz. Granite has a variety of minerals such as mica, hornblende, or both, and rarely pyroxene.