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Diorite

Diorite

Release time:23 August 2019
Diorite

Type
Rock

Mineral Classification
Intrusive Igneous Rock

Color
Gray/Black mix

Description

Diorite is an intermediate intrusive rock which is gray to dark-gray or black and composed principally of plagioclase feldspar, biotite, and hornblende or pyroxene.

Uses

It is still used today in masonry, stonework and as a building material.

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