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Granite Types and Facts

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1 Types
1.1 Types
Igneous Protolith Granite, Sedimentary Protolith Granite, Mantle Granite, Anorogenic Granite, Hybrid Granite, Granodiorite and Alkali Feldspar Granite
1.2 Features
Available in Lots of Colors and Patterns, It is One of the Oldest, Strongest and Hardest Rock
1.3 Archaeological Significance
1.3.1 Monuments
Used
1.3.2 Famous Monuments
Agia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, Blue Domed Church in Santorini, Greece, Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Charminar in Hyderabad, India, Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain in London, UK, Ephesus in Turkey, Georgia Guidestones in Georgia, US, Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, Khajuraho Temples, India, Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu, India, Mysore Palace in Karnataka, India, Signers Monument in Augusta, Georgia, Statue of Liberty in New York, USA, Taj Mahal in Agra, India, Tower Bridge in London, Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, US, Washington Monument, US
1.3.3 Sculpture
Used
1.3.4 Famous Sculptures
Avukana Buddha Statue in Sri Lanka, Lincoln Memorial in America, Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota, US, The Colossal Red Granite Statue of Amenhotep III in Karnak, Egypt
1.3.5 Pictographs
Not Used
1.3.6 Petroglyphs
Not Used
1.3.7 Figurines
Used
1.4 Fossils
Absent

Types of Granite

In this section, we will discuss about Granite types and facts. Almost all rocks are divided into types. The types of Granite include Igneous Protolith Granite, Sedimentary Protolith Granite, Mantle Granite, Anorogenic Granite, Hybrid Granite, Granodiorite and Alkali Feldspar Granite. Depending upon Granite Texture, it is divided into types. Here, you will get to know about Granite types, interesting facts, features of Granite, its monuments and fossils. There are many interesting facts about Granite which are unknown. Along with facts, get to know more about Granite Reserves. Along with Granite types and facts, get to know more about features of Granite in the section below.