(1) Something having the quality of granite (unyielding firmness)
"A man of granite"
(2) Plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture; generally composed of feldspar and mica and quartz
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- A group of igneous and plutonic rocks composed primarily of feldspar and quartz. Usually contains one or more dark minerals, which may be mica, pyroxene, or amphibole. Granite is quarried for building stone, road gravel, decorative stone, and tombstones. Common colors are gray, white, pink, and yellow-brown.