How Does Granite Form?


Granite is an igneous rock. It is formed from magma. Most of it forms deep in the crust of the Earth. Most granite is more than a mile deep in the continental crust. Scientist still do not agree how much of it makes its way to the surface. You can find more information here:
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Granite is an igneous rock that forms under the earths surface when magma cools and hardens. This process can take many many years before granite will actually form.
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