Granite - (igneous rock)
"Granite is an igneous rock and is formed from magma. Granitic magma has many potential origins but it must intrude other rocks. "
Granite may contain the following minerals: quartz, feldspars (microcline, orthoclase, albite), biotite, muscovite; Sometimes contain: hornblende, augite, magnetite, zircon.
A Diabase Dog at The College of William & Mary "Geology's diabase plaque"
Cedar Mountain Stone. product inof.
Virginia Granite State Map
A pinkish cream colored feldspar matrix with black actinolite crystals collected from Cedar Mountain Stone Quarry, Mitchells, Culpeper Co. Virginia
A map of Virginia hand cut and polished.
Approximate size: 3 inches by 1-1/2 inches by 1/4 inch