What Minerals Make up Granite?

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Granite rock is an igneous rock, made up of quartz, feldspars (microcline, orthoclase, albeit), biotitic and muscovite. Sometimes it also contains hornblende, agate, magnetite and zircon. The crystals are randomly arranged unlike gneiss where they are in lines or layers.
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