Granite is an igneous rock, meaning it is formed by volcanic activity, which strength approaches that of diamonds. Minerals within granite usually appear as small flecks throughout the stone while other types have veining similar to marble. Granite is one of the hardest substances in the world which can be highly polished or finished in a variety of ways. There are no two slabs alike, making each countertop something completely unique. With a broad spectrum of colors to choose from GRANITE is one of the most popular natural stones in the market.