Learn more about Properties of Granite
What is Granite? In this section, we will learn more about properties of Granite i.e. physical and thermal properties. Physical properties of Granite include Color, Streak, Hardness, Structure, Cleavage, Fracture, Luster, Specific Gravity etc. The strength of Granite is 175.00 N/mm2. Streak of Granite is white while its cleavage is not available. Luster of Granite is dull to grainy with sporadic parts pearly and vitreous and its fracture is not available. Granite is opaque in nature. Know all about Granite, What is Granite, its composition, features, facts and reserves in next sections.
Know about Composition of Granite
What is Granite composed of? Get to know about composition of Granite here. Granite definition gives information about the Formation of Granite and its composition.The composition of Granite can be further divided into mineral and compound content. The mineral content of Granite rock includes Amphibole, Biotite, Feldspar, Hornblade, Micas, Muscovite or Illite, Plagioclase, Pyroxene, Quartz and The compound content of Granite rock includes Aluminium Oxide, CaO, Iron(III) Oxide, FeO, Potassium Oxide, MgO, MnO, Sodium Oxide, Phosphorus Pentoxide, Silicon Dioxide, Titanium Dioxide. Almost all rocks undergo transformation process. Know all about Granite rock in next section.