Granite is a very hard crystalline, igneous or metamorphic rock primarily composed of feldspar, quartz and lesser amounts of dark mineral . Granite is one of the strongest of all dimension building stones. Most Granite can withstand weathering for centuries. However, it is difficult to cut and handle because it is extremely hard. It is used extensively in the construction of public building. Granite can be polished to a glossy finish and is an excellent background for carvings and lettering. The applications of Granite are multi-fold.
India has vast resources of Granite with about 110 varieties of different colors and textures such as black, grey pink, and multi colored etc. These varieties are used to produce building Slabs, Tiles (wall and floor), surface plates and monuments. India is the world’s third largest producer of natural stones and fifth in export of finished products