Granite is believed to have been formed as many as 300 million years ago.

Granite are igneous rocks that are formed from cooling lava or magma.

Granite is the main component that makes up the earth’s continental crust.

Granite’s density is around 162 pounds per cubic foot. That’s more than two times heavier than the same volume of water.

Granite is one of the hardest materials in the world, second only to diamonds.

Granite is so tough and durable that the pedestal that the Statue of Liberty stands on is made from granite.

Mount Rushmore is a carved out of granite.

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