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Granite
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A coarse-grained igneous rock dominated by light-colored minerals, consisting of about 50 per cent orthoclase or plagioclase feldspars, 25 per cent quartz, and the balance ferromagnesin silicates.
Granites and granodirorites comprise 95 per cent of all intrusive rocks.
(Reference - Physical Geology - Leet and Judson/ third edition)

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White Granite
Sodium Plagiociase, Quartz and Biotite(mica)
Piece of round rock on Nova Scotia beach
Base for the white beach sand at
Port Moutom, Nova scotia
2003/05
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Intrusive Pink Granite Dikes
Orthoclase, Quartz and Biotite
The brocken rock shows the cleavage lines
near Lake Nipigon, Ontario
2003/05/23
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Intrusive Pink Granite Dikes
in Limetstone rock
near Lake Nipigon, Ontario
2003/05/23
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Granite rock
Placed at the enterance to Carburn Park
Calgary, Alberta
2007/03/15
Granite rock
Placed at the enterance to Carburn Park
Calgary, Alberta
2007/03/12
Granite rock
Placed at the enterance to Carburn Park
Calgary, Alberta
2007/03/15
Granite rock
Placed at the enterance to Carburn Park
Calgary, Alberta
2007/03/15
Granite rock
Placed at the enterance to Carburn Park
Calgary, Alberta
2007/03/15
Granite rock
Placed at the enterance to Carburn Park
Calgary, Alberta
2007/03/15
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