Granite is a very hard igneous rock with visable crystals in it.  It comes in many colors depending on which minerals are mixed in it.

    Granite is a very common rock found in most areas of the world but particularly in mountainous areas.

    Granite is used for buildings and monuments.

    The picture below shows one type of granite.

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