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.
A light colored igneous rock comprised of the silicon and aluminum-rich minerals quartz and feldspar. Granites are the most abundant igneous rock that form by crystallization of magma within continental crust.
A light coloured, course-grained, igneous rock.
It is a term given to fine to coarse-grained, igneous rock formed by volcanic action which consists of quartz, feldspar, and mica, with accessory minerals.
Granite is a natural and extremely hard wearing stone ideally suited for kitchen benchtops and vanities that require a durable working surface. Similar to all natural products, Granite has many features that compliment each other with its colour range and texture variety, along of course with its renowned strength and longevity.
very hard and durable stone: can average over 350 to 400 million years old and range in colour from black, grey, pale to dark pink, yellow to vibrant red
a natural stone widely used as a material for
pigment which consists of spots of on color surrounded by bands of other colors. When used with the proper color map, it can create a very convincing stone texture. ( Language Reference) Height Field: a surface created from an image file which basically defines a mesh of triangles in space. The height of each individual triangle is defined by the color of the pixel in the corresponding location in the source image. This is the easiest and least painful way to create mountains. ( Language Reference)