Granite is an igneous rock mainly consist of quartz, feldspar and mica. It is formed by solidfication of magma under conditions of extreme heat and pressure, making it one of the hardest stones in the world. Its near diamond-hard surface resists heat, scratches and stains, and protects against mold and mildew. Granite offers an endless varirty of different patterns of veins, specks, and swirls. It is an ideal material for kitchen and bathroom countertops.