Fun Facts About Granite

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Fun Facts About Granite

  1. 1. Fun Facts About Granite By: Concepts
  2. 2. Granite is a popular material for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, and many other applications within the home, but did you know...
  3. 3. Granite is the oldest igneous rock on Earth. http://voices.yahoo.com/facts-granite-rock-5400537.html?cat=58
  4. 4. The first commercialrailroad in the U.S. was the “Granite Railway” ofQuincy, MA. It was built to haul granite.
  5. 5. The pedestal the Statue of Liberty stands on is made from granite.
  6. 6. New Hampshireis known as the granite state.
  7. 7. The stones used in the sport ofcurling are made from granite.
  8. 8. Parts of the pyramids (inEgypt) are made from granite.
  9. 9. Want to learn more about granite (and other great materials)? Check out our blog! www.yourcountertops.com

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