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Object Name Granite
Collection Rocks and Minerals Collection
Catalog Number 1997.6.2
Description Pink granite is the commonest of all intrusive igneous rocks. It has a total silica content greater than 65%, and a minimum quartz content of 20%. Granite is coarse-grained with crystals larger than 5 mm in diameter. It forms at considerable depth in the earth's crust.
Date Unknown
Dimensions H-4 W-9.5 L-12 cm
Subjects Minerals