Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Granite


  1. A crystalline, granular rock, consisting of quartz, feldspar, and mica, and usually of a whitish, grayish, or flesh-red color. It differs from gneiss in not having the mica in planes, and therefore in being destitute of a schistose structure.
More "Granite" Quotations

Granite Translations

granite in Danish is granit
granite in Dutch is granieten
granite in French is granite, granit
granite in German is Granit
granite in Italian is granito
granite in Portuguese is granito
granite in Spanish is granito
granite in Swedish is granit