Granite is a kind of igneous rock, found on Earth but nowhere else in the Solar System. It is formed from hot, molten magma. Its color ranges from pink to grey, according to the proportions of its minerals.
Granite is dense, and can be cut, carved and shaped. It is resistant to water and pollution, and has a range of different colors.
Kitchen benches,Tables and wash basin are often made of polished granite. Granite is found in many countries of the world. Some countries have beautifully patterned granite which is quarried (cut in open mines) and sold for building material.